The Facts

Each day in America
2,857 high school students drop out
847 babies are born to teen mothers
187 children are arrested for violent crimes
16,244 public school students suspended
5 children or teens commit suicide
4,408 babies are born to unmarried moms
408 children are arrested for drug crimes
Info courtesy of
Children’s Defense Fund – 2014

At Project Respect, we believe each generation has the power to shape and change the world. We directly address current issues teens face everyday, including media pressures, Dating violence, bullying, sexting, internet safety, unhealthy relationships and more.