Posted by admin | Posted in parenting | Posted on 10-05-2012-05-2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I.—a new traveling multimedia exhibit about teen pregnancy and parenting is set to open in Rhode Island.
The YWCA Northern Rhode Island and The Rhode Island Alliance are presenting the exhibit by California-based photographer Michael Nye. It’s called “Children of Children, Portraits and Stories of Teenage Parents.” each of its 50 black-and-white photographs is accompanied by an audio story.
An opening at the TSETSE (TEET’-see) Gallery in Providence is scheduled for Tuesday evening. Rhode Island first lady Stephanie Chafee (CHAY’-fee) is expected to attend.
The event will include a conversation on teen pregnancy as a public health issue and how the community can help reduce teen pregnancy.
The exhibit will run to June 11.
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.
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