Teen Pregnancy Rates in Chicago at All-Time Low: ValueMags

ValueMags is a marketing and distribution firm based out of Chicago, Illinois. They are working for magazine publishers are a channel of marketing their magazines and latest articles. As a company that is surrounded by new information, entertainment, and articles, the majority of ValueMags employees like to keep up with Chicago news. ValueMags employees understand the importance of keeping up with local, national, and international news.

Especially with the increase of fake news circulation, ValueMags is among the many companies that are urging their friends, family, and clients to inform themselves. Among the news that is worthy with keeping up with in Chicago, the teen pregnancy decreasing rates are the most shocking yet progressing. Decreasing teen pregnancy rates and decreasing gang rates are positive signs that Chicago’s investments into their youth are paying off. In 2014, for every thousand teenagers (fifteen to nineteen) thirty-two children were born. However today, that number has decrease by over ten to twenty-two. There has been a sixty-two percent decrease from Chicago’s 1999 numbers. This is a significant decrease that is not only reassuring for ValueMags employees, Chicago parents, authorities, but the government too.

The city and the state have invested a significant amount of the their budget in the past couple of years to health services (mental and physical), education, and activities for Chicago youth. Each of those investments has the purpose of keeping Chicago youth on a more promising track avoiding possible distractions and trouble. There has also been a significant drop in African-American teen births as well. This demonstrates that the services that Chicago has invested in as just as available to other ethnicities and cultures in Chicago.

ValueMags employees are happy to see that their tax dollars are being well spent. Initially, employees and citizens of Chicago questioned how their city was spending their budget. Censuses such as this one demonstrate that the city is slowly but surely heading in the right direction. It is also important to note that all youth is the future. So why not invest in your future?