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ACHA and ACE Release Joint Statement on Safeguarding Student Health and Well-Being
We urge policymakers to support, not undermine, the efforts of colleges and universities to protect the health and well-being of all students, especially those from vulnerable and persistently marginalized groups. Read the here.
ACHA Releases Statement on Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Services
ACHA supports students’ unfettered access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services – including education, counseling, testing for sexually transmitted infections and HIV, access to contraceptive options, emergency contraception, preconception counseling, pregnancy and postpartum care, and abortion. Read the statement here.
Considerations for Colleges and Universities as the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration Ends
ACHA has provided a list of issues for campuses to consider as multiple federal policy and regulatory flexibilities change when the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends on May 11, 2023. Read more.
ACHA Submits Comment on Higher Education Data Collection Funding
The U.S. Department of Education recently sought comments on ways to use funding to support evaluation, data collection, and analysis activities that would increase opportunities for college students while raising the inclusivity of higher education. In response, ACHA submitted a comment that advocated for the higher education community. Read the comment here.
ACHA Releases Updated Statement on Access to Health Care Services for Transgender Patients
ACHA opposes any policy, at any level, that restricts, limits, or discourages access to gender-related services for transgender and nonbinary youth and/or adults in our communities. Read the statement, updated on February 8, 2023, here.
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