Beyond the Headlines

Show topic: Teen Pregnancy
March 10, 2010 8:38:02 PM PST
ABC7's Emmy award-winning public affairs show, "Beyond the Headlines," provides in-depth coverage of the topics and issues facing the people of the Bay Area. Throughout the year, "Beyond the Headlines" airs half-hour specials on issues, ranging from Bay Area housing to same-sex marriage.

BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 7, 2010
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings

This week's episode looks at a continuing social problem in the United States, and that is teen pregnancy.

According to the California Department of Public Health, 51,704 babies were born to teen mothers in 2008 at a rate of 35.2 for every 1000 young mothers age 15-19. That rate is down 37.1 births from 2007, and lower than ever before.

Studio Guests:

Barbara Bunn McCullough, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Brighter Beginnings
www.brighter-beginnings.org

Abiba Bola
Young Mother

Kimberly Gillette
Director, Daly City Youth Health Center
650-985-7014
www.dalycityyouth.org

Upcoming Events

Daly City Youth Health Center's
20th Anniversary
April 29, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
Harding Park Golf Course
www.dalycityyouth.org

Additional Resources
Dial 2-1-1 for local social service resources


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