Category: Health and Education

Health and Education, Policy Updates

Protect Birth Control Access and IVF

by WREN Staff on Jan 24, 2017

Last week at our WREN Happy Hour, advocates had a chance to ask our staff members about our 2017-18 Policy Agenda and how they could stay involved in the legislative process. We are extremely optimistic about this session and our ability to pass and support crucial legislation. There was one question we couldn’t avoid: Has anything

Economic Opportunity, Health and Education, Policy Updates

First Day of Legislative Session

by WREN Communications Team on Jan 10, 2017

Today on January 10th, 2017,  South Carolina’s legislators return to the Statehouse for the beginning of the 2017-18 session. While we are excited to get back into the swing of things, we cannot thank our volunteers and advocates enough for their contributions over the past several months, and for more recently assembling our WREN information

Health and Education

Give the Gift of Evidence Based Health Education

by Eme Crawford on Dec 13, 2016

Once every seven years the South Carolina Department of Education updates the health and safety standards (standards that provide the basis for decision-making and educational policy development and development of curricula at the local level), and as a South Carolina citizen you have the opportunity to voice your support of evidence-based programs that help prevent

Health and Education

App Design to Reduce Unintended Teen Pregnancy

by Megan Plassmeyer on Sep 13, 2016

Ariel Simpson-Logan is one of those people whom you meet and instantly think, “man, she’s taking over the world someday.” Fortunately for us, she’s starting early. Ariel is currently the Grant Project Coordinator for the New Morning Foundation. Originally hired on to work with the foundation’s ambassador program in 2014, she quickly transitioned to working