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Breaking Barriers. Exceeding Expectations.

Empowering Young Parents to Empower Themselves.

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Breaking Barriers.

Equipping young moms to break the cycle of poverty and prevent child abuse.

Educational Empowerment Program
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Exceeding Expectations.

Empowering young moms to earn college degrees by providing them with financial and emotional support.

Moms Defying the Odds
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Advocates for Adolescent Mothers is a MOVEMENT!

Empowering young moms to earn college degrees by providing them with financial and emotional support.

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  • Fight Poverty
  • Prevent Child Abuse
  • Support College Education for Young Moms
  • Advocate Against Homelessness
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Educational Empowerment Program

Our Educational Empowerment Program provides financial and socio-emotional support to young moms who are in college.

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Holiday Drive Program

Through our Holiday Drive Program, we collect toys and outerwear for homeless young moms and their children at Christmas. Many of these youth would not receive a Christmas gift without this program.

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Support Our Special Initatives/Events

AFAM hosts multiple events throughout the year that provide guests with memorable experiences, opportunities to network, and learn more about and become involved with our organization. Learn more about becoming a sponsor!

The Need

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Young parents are very resilient. With proper support from the community and others who care, these youth can go on to become productive, well-rounded citizens. ~Lillian S. Harris, Founder
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33% of teen moms do not graduate from high school by the age of 22.
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Less than 2% of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30.
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25% of teen moms become pregnant again within 2 years.
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Children of homeless teen moms are 3 times more likely to experience homelessness as adults more than once.
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Children born to unmarried teen moms with no high school diploma are 10 times more likely to live in poverty.