National Coalition to Support Sexuality Education

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The National Coalition to Support Sexuality Education consists of over 140 national organizations, "committed to medically accurate, age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education for all children and youth in the United States. Members of NCSSE represent a broad constituency of education advocates and professionals, health care professionals, religious leaders, child and health advocates, and policy organizations."

About

NCSSE's stated goals include:[1]

"Providing a forum for networking, resource sharing, and collaboration among national organizations supporting comprehensive sexuality education.
Holding biannual meetings on key issues in sexuality education.
Empowering member organizations to advocate for comprehensive sexuality education policies and programs at the national and state level."

Member Organizations

The following are member organizations of the coalition:[2]

  • Advocates for Youth
  • AIDS Action Council
  • AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Association for Health Education
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
  • American Association of School Administrators
  • American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • American Civil Liberties Union Reproductive Freedom Project
  • American College Health Association
  • American College of Nurses-Midwives
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Sexologists
  • American Counseling Association
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • American Jewish Congress
  • American Library Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Student's Association
  • American Medical Women's Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Orthopsychiatric Association
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • American School Health Association
  • American Social Health Association
  • Answer, Rutgers University
  • Association for Sexuality Education and Training
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
  • Association of State and Territorial Directors of Public Health Education
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • ASTRAEA National Lesbian Action Foundation
  • Balm in Gilead
  • Blacks Educating Blacks About Sexual Health Issues
  • Boston Women's Health Book Collective
  • Bridge for Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting and Sexuality
  • Campaign for Access and Reproductive Equity
  • Catholics for Choice
  • Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Center for Policy Alternatives
  • Center for Reproductive Health Policy Research
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Center for Sexuality and Religion
  • Center for Women Policy Studies
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Children's Defense Fund
  • Choice USA
  • Coalition on Sexuality and Disability, Inc.
  • Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP)
  • Education Development Center, Inc.
  • EngenderHealth
  • Equal Partners in Faith
  • ETR Associates
  • Exodus Trust Archives of Erotology
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund
  • Federation of Behavioral Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
  • Feminist Majority Foundation
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
  • Gay Men's Health Crisis
  • Gender Public Advocacy Coalition
  • Girls Incorporated
  • The Guttmacher Institute
  • Hetrick-Martin Institute
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • The Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality Alumni Association
  • International Center for Research on Women
  • Jewish Women International
  • The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
  • Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
  • The Latina Roundtable on Health & Reproductive Rights
  • The Mautner Project
  • Ms. Foundation
  • National Abortion Federation
  • NARAL Pro-Choice America
  • National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
  • National Asian Women's Health Organization
  • National Assembly on School-Based Health Care
  • National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
  • National Association of Counties
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials
  • National Association of People with AIDS
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Black Women's Health Project
  • National Center for Health Education
  • National Coalition of Abortion Providers
  • National Coalition Against Censorship
  • National Coalition of Advocates for Students
  • National Coalition for LGBT Health
  • National Coalition of STD Directors
  • National Committee for Public Education and Religious Liberty
  • National Council of La Raza
  • National Council of Jewish Women
  • National Council of Negro Women
  • Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
  • People For the American Way
  • Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Population Communications International
  • Population Connection
  • Presbyterians Affirming Reproductive Options
  • Pro-Choice Public Education Project
  • Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
  • Religious Institute for Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing
  • Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League
  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
  • Shield Institute
  • Sierra Club
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine
  • Society for Public Health Education
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
  • Unitarian Universalist Association
  • United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
  • United States Conference of Mayors
  • United States Student Association
  • University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
  • Women of Reform Judaism
  • Woodhull Freedom Foundation
  • YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities
  • The Young Women's Project
  • YWCA of the U.S.A.
  • National Council of State Consultants for School Social Work Services:
    • National Council of Churches of Christ, Committee on Family Ministries and Human Sexuality
    • National Council on Family Relations
    • National Dissemination Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities
    • National Education Association, Health Information Network
    • National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association
    • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
    • National Institute for Reproductive Health
    • National Latina Health Organization
    • National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
    • National Lesbian and Gay Health Association
    • National Medical Association
    • National Mental Health Association
    • National Minority AIDS Council
    • National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
    • National Network for Youth
    • National Organization for Women
    • National Partnership for Women and Families
    • National Resource Center for Youth Services
    • National School Boards Association
    • National Sexuality Resource Center
    • National Urban League
    • National Women's Health Network
    • National Women's Law Center
    • National Youth Advocacy Coalition
    • Network for Family Life Education
    • New York State Department of Health: Bureau of STD Control
    • Office of Family Ministries & Human Sexuality, National Council of Churches

References

  1. NCSSE: About (accessed on Jan. 10, 2011)
  2. NCSSE: Member Organizations (accessed on Jan. 10, 2011)
Last modified on 10 January 2012, at 20:32