Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Congressman Cohen Announced Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Grant

June 24, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Methodist LeBonheur Community Outreach will be receiving a grant payment of $1,050,000 in its ongoing teenage pregnancy prevention program, “Be Proud! Be Responsible!”

The funding underwrites the program through June of 2020.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“This important funding empowers teens to make educated choices through sexual disease education and life skill-building activities. I am pleased this funding will support Methodist LeBonheur Community Outreach as it continues to spread the ‘Be Proud! Be Responsible!’ message in Memphis.”