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The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy. Michigan Profile 2012.



  • Adolescents. Guttmacher Institute. "Advancing sexual and reproductive health worldwide through research, policy analysis and public education." Includes fact sheets on sex education in the United States, minor's rights in different states and other related issues.
  • CDC report finds increase in births to unwed.  "All measures of childbearing by unmarried women rose to historic levels in 2007, with the number of births, birth rate, and proportion of births to unmarried women increasing 3 to 5 percent."

  • Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth, 2010: Jackson County Schools

Alcohol and Other Drugs:    High Schools        Middle Schools

Community Domain:          High Schools        Middle Schools

Family Domain:                 High Schools       Middle Schools

Individual/Peer Domain:    High Schools        Middle Schools

Physical Activity:               High Schools        Middle Schools

Sex:                                  High Schools        Middle Schools

Tobacco:                          High Schools        Middle Schools     

Violence:                         High Schools        Middle Schools

Weight:                           High Schools        Middle Schools

  • Jackson School of the Arts. The Jackson School of the Arts is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the arts accessible and affordable to youth in Jackson County Michigan.  We offer high quality low cost programs in dance, theater and art at our site on 634 N. Mechanic Street and in the community. 
  • Right Start 2010. 2009: Maternal and Infant Well-being in county groups. The Right Start in Michigan, a review of maternal and infant well-being, is based on eight indicators of maternal and infant well-being. Kids Count in Michigan annually updates these measures for the state, its 83 counties, and the 69 communities with population over 25,000. These measures are all related to the life prospects for a newborn.
  • Trends Report. 1996-2007. Children's Protective Services. Michigan Department of Human  Services. 2007 Statistics. Includes child abuse & neglect case breakdown by age and race of child, types of perpetrators, complaint sources, and also includes changes to laws, policies & procedures.