Ntarupt is proud to honor Gary Ahr with our inaugural community advocate award. Gary participated in all of the early coalition meetings where Ntarupt and its partners set our direction and decided on a name. As a founding member of our board of directors, he encouraged our team to focus on making a major impact in whatever we do. Since launch last year of TAID, over 22, people have visited our website for information and our paid advertising has garnered 9,, impressions through radio, youtube and social media channels. A uniquely gifted activist and advocate, Gary will always use his platform and insistent voice to make a powerful statement that lowering teen pregnancy will keep families out of poverty. He is similarly passionate and committed to numerous social impact organizations across Dallas, and is a difference maker with his effective style of leadership and community collaboration.
Future of new sex ed law may rest in the hands of voters
I don't know one parent who doesn't dread the day they will have to explain the birds and the bees to their children. The thought of our kids even thinking about sex is unsettling, to say the least. As panic-inducing as it may be, it's inevitable. Many of us find solace in the fact that most grade-school curriculum offer some assistance in this area.
By Zach Eisenstein and Jennifer Driver. Right now, as families across the country follow recommended social distancing guidelines , parents and children are spending a lot more time together at home. And while there is an incredible amount of uncertainty during these times, there are also some important opportunities. With nationwide school closures, many parents, and even some older siblings, are finding themselves taking on a new role: teacher. But they will certainly apply the knowledge and skills they should learn through sex ed.