Youth Caucus: Let’s actually talk about sex

Youth Caucus: Let’s actually talk about sex

Starts: Friday, Jul. 18 11:00 AM (Eastern)

Ends: Friday, Jul. 18 12:15 PM (Eastern)

Room: 355

Let’s have a real conversation about how our society’s messed up attitudes towards sex have a created a cultural of street harassment, unaddressed sexual assault on college campuses and an overall fear of education about sex in regards to young people.

1. How has the lack of sex education fed into the debate of #NotAllMen and #YesAllWomen?

2. The truth is, young people are having sex. How do we culturally and politically make our society more proactive in addressing the sexual health needs of young people?


Amber Phillips

Amber Phillips

Amber J. Phillips, Manager, Campus Organizing, inspires and mobilizes young activists as they fight for sexual health awareness, LGBTQ rights, gender equality, and ending the stigma around abortion. Amber is a lead coordinator of on-the-ground efforts such as the 1 in 3 Week of Action, #Vision4SexEd and the 1 in 3 Week of Artivism and conducts trainings at national conferences. Amber supports dozens of sexual health and reproductive rights organizers throughout the year and has also influenced viral messaging content for Advocates’ Don’t Be Triched campaign and the 1 in 3 Campaign Valentines. Prior to joining Advocates, Amber trained organizers, developed leaders, and created civic engagement field plans for the Bus Project and Young People For. She attended Chatham College for Women in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work and Cultural Studies with a concentration in African-American Studies.

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