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Race matters: Unequal opportunity in adolescent reproductive health

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 17:28
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Individual Author: 
Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Place Published: 
Baltimore, MD
Published Date: 
01/01/2006
Published Date (Date): 
Sunday, January 1, 2006
Publication: 
Race Matters Collection
Year: 
2006
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Abstract: 

Discrimination in housing, lending, hiring and education left families of color with fewer resources with which to raise their children. In turn, kids of color had fewer opportunities for health, school or career success leaving them vulnerable to early childbearing. This 2006 fact sheet brings awareness to the issue of racial inequality and teen pregnancy, and provides policy strategies to tackle the issue. This brief is part of a comprehensive Race Matters toolkit. For more information, visit the Race Matters Institute. (Author Introduction)

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