The Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy was recently selected as a winner in the 16th annual National Health Information Awards for their magazine Get Real, a free publication written by and for Alexandria youth informing both parents and young people about sexual health, teen pregnancy, relationships, opportunities and other youth-related issues.
As the first awards program of its kind, the National Health Information Awards are open to those who produce materials addressing the information needs of health care consumers. The Health Information Resource Center, a national clearinghouse of health information programs and materials for consumers, organizes this recognition program.
We are delighted to participate in the National Health Information Awards program and were honored to be selected as a winner, said Becky Griesse, ACAP coordinator. Our winning entry was chosen from more than 1,000 entries judged by a national panel of health information experts.
Get Real magazine received a merit award in the magazine category for government/public sector division. Those involved in the production and design of Get Real are Becky Griesse, Kim Hurley, Lisa Baker, Maquita Irvin, Luecretia Mason, Nathalie Navarrete and Julie Grace.