Thrive has been awarded its first ever federal grant! Thrive is a 2018 recipient of a two-year “Tier 2” grant for teen pregnancy prevention through the US Health and Human Services Department / Office of Adolescent Health. This grant will enable Thrive and three of its partners, (Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Teen emPower! and Variety Care), to implement a multi-tiered approach (youth, parents/caregivers, and systems level) to reducing teen pregnancy in Oklahoma County. Other community organizations, including Lilyfield and Parent Promise, will also participate in the grant. A formative and summative evaluation will be conducted by researchers from Texas A&M. We are excited to be able to leverage these federal funds to supplement the community support that is vital to our continuing work on behalf of central Oklahoma’s youth.