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.

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

Abiba Bola
Young Mother

Kimberly Gillette
Director, Daly City Youth Health Center

Upcoming Events

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

Additional Resources
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