The Metro Council for Teen Potential (MCTP)

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Serving Youth in Rochester, NY

The Metro Council for Teen Potential (MCTP) is a coalition that promotes a comprehensive and community-wide approach to foster youth assets and youth health and to prevent teen pregnancy.  MCTP brings together youth serving organizations, delivers evidence-based programs, sponsors staff trainings, develops health communication media projects, and promotes youth leadership.  This collaborative and youth-centered approach has led to improved youth health and declining rates of teen birth in the City of Rochester.

Substantial Progress Since 2010
56% Decline in Rochester Teen Birth Rates 2010 to 2020