Parent and Caregiver Council (PACC)

The YAC ensures that the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative and U Choose Campaign has a youth voice.

What is the PACC?

The Parent and Caregiver Council (PACC) is being launched in 2020 to make the voices of trusted adults part of the U Choose campaign. U Choose is dedicated to improving youth sexual health and evidence-based programs promoting youth health and wellness as a part of the B’more for Healthy Babies initiative. The PACC recognizes that trusted adults, especially parents and guardians, are the most important voice in young people's choices about sexual health. 

 

PACC members will meet regularly to provide parents' and caregivers' insights to inform Baltimore City Health Department programs, serve as advocates for their communities, and engage other parents and caregivers to promote the health and wellbeing of Baltimore City’s young people. 

What will I gain as a PACC member?

  • Professional development training & resources

  • Opportunities for leadership roles

  • Incentives for participation at monthly meetings

  • Improve the health of Baltimore City's young people and communities 

  • Gain skills & experience to develop themselves and young people in Baltimore City

What do PACC members do?

  • Meet monthly

  • Learn about different health topics affecting young people

  • Provide feedback on campaign messages

  • Discuss and solve problems related to youth sexual and reproductive health services

Are you interested in becoming a PACC member?

Do you fit these criteria?

  • A Baltimore City resident

  • Able to attend monthly meetings 

  • The parent, guardian, or grandparent of children ages 10-24

If so, complete the application by November 30, 2020:

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KnowWhatUWant.org was developed by the Baltimore City Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative with additional information provided by the Association of Reproductive Health ProfessionalsBedsiderThe National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, and Planned Parenthood. All birth control photography is property of bedsider.org and used with permission.

Know What U Want is a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and The Family League of Baltimore with the support of Planned Parenthood of Maryland, The Maryland Institute College of Art, New Lens, The Abell Foundation, The Straus Foundation, The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation and The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation.