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Planned Parenthood of Illinois kicks off new birth control campaign led by teens

Planned Parenthood of Illinois kicks off new birth control campaign led by teens

First, Chicago. Then, the entire state.

That’s the ambitious goal of “My Body. My Story.” — Planned Parenthood of Illinois’ new campaign created in partnership with its Youth Advisory Board, a group of eight students from across Chicagoland who are advocates for sexual and reproductive health issues for teens 13-19.

Planned Parenthood of Illinois hopes the campaign, with its friendly language, cartoonish aesthetic and social media-driven presence, will encourage young people to seek out “medically accurate” information about their health care, said Paula Thornton Greear, the organization’s vice president of external affairs. Youth Advisory Board members have already produced...

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