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Otanez and Borrayo secure Ford funding and reach out to local teen moms

7/30/2013
Marty Otanez

Colleagues in the Latino Research and Policy Center in the School of Public Health Marty Otañez (right), assistant professor of anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Evelinn A. Borrayo (below), professor of psychology, received a two-year, $500,000 award from the Ford Foundation to promote, 'Social Media for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Access, and Justice.’

Evelinn A. Borrayo, Ph.D.As part of the grant, over the summer, Otañez and undergraduate and graduate CU Denver students completed one of three digital storytelling workshops with Latina teens who are pregnant or already parents. The sessions conducted at Denver’s Florence Crittenton High School focus on themes including stigma associated with being a teen mom and health and reproductive rights and justice.

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