Advocate

You can make a difference! When you become an advocate with the Teen Parent Collaborative, and over 100 organizations and service partners, you can become an instrument of compassion and change in the lives of pregnant or parenting Colorado teens, their children and the systems, structures, and practices that affect them.

The Teen Parent Collaborative monitors legislation in the following areas:

  • Promoting self-sufficiency, both removing barriers and creating opportunities
  • Early childhood care and education
  • Domestic issues;
  • Transportation
  • Education attainment and systems, including school finance;
  • Fiscal policy and taxes;
  • Health care;
  • Health insurance and CHIP;
  • Access to, and affordability of housing;
  • Human services;
  • Public health;
  • Behavioral health;
  • Foster care;
  • Juvenile justice;
  • Immigration
  • Birth control and contraception;
  • Domestic violence, sexual health and sexual violence;
  • Regulatory reform

To become involved in the Teen Parent Collaborative Advocacy Committee, please email us at [email protected] A member of our team will provide you with information on membership and ways to participate!