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Samples on the Square

By KAPPI
Published: August 5, 2013

Each summer, KAPPI holds a fundraising event downtown on Market Square called Samples on the Square.


Jamar Rogers Brings His Powerful Message to Knoxville

Published: March 12, 2013

Several hundred parents, teens, educators and community leaders gathered at Austin-East High School on Fri., Mar. 11, and were inspired by Jamar Rogers.


Behind the Statistics - Part 2

Published: March 4, 2013

What about the guys?

There is much less literature on STI estimates in teen males. In fact, there isn’t even a recommended HPV test for men, and the only approved tests on the market are for women and cervical cancer in women (http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv-and-men.htm).


Behind the Statistics - Part 1

Published: February 26, 2013

Part 1 - “1 in 4 teen girls has an STD”

You may have seen this statistic on our billboards or campaign posters around the area.


This statistic comes from a 2008 study conducted by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, and it was the first national study to look at the prevalence (or the total number of new and existing infections at a given time) of STIs in adolescent females. 


Do You Have S.W.A.G.?

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Published: February 21, 2013

On March 8 and 9, KAPPI, along with several local companies and organizations, will be putting on two events featuring Jamar Rogers, a finalist on the hit NBC Show The Voice.


My Body, My Future Takes its Message to the Streets

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Published: February 7, 2013

If you’ve been cruising around Knox County recently, you may have spotted our billboards.