We talked to Rachel Fey, the VP of Policy and Strategic Partnerships at Power to Decide, all about her career journey working in sex ed policy. Rachel gives us an in-depth review of the current state of the law available for sex education funding and learning requirements among the different states in the US, as well as information on what we can do to help push for better sex ed.
If you want to learn more, check out Power to Decide and Bedsider. Additionally, you can read up on the federal sex ed bill that Rachel mentioned, the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act (REHYA), as well as some of the federal sex ed funding programs she covered, like the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP), the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), and Title X. Finally, you can take a look at some of the online sex ed resources Rachel mentioned in the episode, including Scarleteen, Go Ask Alice, and Amaze.