Making Contact

Making Contact – “Sex, Lies and the Classroom”

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The 1973 Roe versus Wade decision was hailed as a victory by many advocates of a woman’s right to choose.  But decades later, many young people still lack the resources to make informed choices about sex – choices that could affect the rest of their lives.   On this edition, we bring you a discussion about sex education in schools, federal funding for sex-ed and how advocacy groups and parents are making their voices heard on the issue.

Featuring: Phyllida Burlingame, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Sex Education Policy Director; La Rhonda Crosby-Johnson, Bay Area Communities for Health Education Community Engagement Specialist; Gabriela Valle, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice Director of Community Education & Mobilization.