25 YEARS of Education, Prevention and Action

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Jane Fonda founded GCAPP to tackle the issue of teen pregnancy when Georgia led the nation in the highest rate of teen births. Through hard work and collaborative statewide partnerships, the teen birth rate has declined by 72%. Building on our success, we have expanded to five focus areasteen pregnancy prevention, comprehensive sex ed, physical activity & nutrition, youth empowerment, and parent engagement for a more holistic approach to adolescent health. During these challenging times, we remain steadfast to our commitment to improving the lives of young people in Georgia. They need us now, more than ever. There are many ways to support Georgia’s youth during our 25th Anniversary Giving Campaign. Click below for a message from Jane Fonda.



HOSTED BY JANE FONDA AND FEATURING TRISHA YEARWOOD—and many other celebrity surprises. To keep our patrons, staff, and the community safe, we have opted for an amazing socially unique and smartly distanced event. Proceeds from the EmPower Party provide the critical support required to serve over 60,000 young people each year. The EmPower Party is designed to inform and inspire guests from the business, civic, philanthropic, and entertainment communities in support the some of the most vulnerable young people in Georgia. Click here to reserve your seat.



GCAPP NEEDS COMMUNITY-MINDED LEADERS—like you—to bolster our ability to remain a leading statewide resource for adolescent health. The Power Society Founder’s Circle is a special giving platform for GCAPP’s most generous donors to the Annual Fund. Your significant support through the Power Society Founder’s Circle will enable GCAPP to effectively operate and increase our impact and reach throughout Georgia. As a member of the Power Society Founder’s Circle, we are pleased to recognize you as a leading Philanthropist in empowering young people on their path to a healthy, powerful future!   Click here for more information.



FOR YOUTH, BY YOUTH. GCAPP empowers youth by spearheading practical solutions that address the information gap—important information that will help guide young people into successful adulthood. Our Youth Empowerment Summit connects young people to vital information they need in their everyday lives. YES! attracts hundreds of Atlanta are students and features young people who have remarkable life experiences to share with their peers. Workshops range from emotional and social wellness to using social media for good to entrepreneurship. Click here for more information.



— was a big success on September 10 thanks to our incredible partners, supporters, and friends like you.  Given all the positive feedback we received, managing screen time is an issue that resonates strongly with parents, grandparents, youth serving professionals, as well as teens and young adults themselves — especially during a time of isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic. We hope Dr. Delaney Ruston’s expertise and personal stories will help uncover and identify concerning screen time behavior that is not always easily recognizable. If you were not able to join us or would like to re-watch to capture more tips, catch it on Facebook.  Thank you!


Click here to see how GCAPP has helped to move young people forward in Georgia over the last 25 years.