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Professor creates a quickie calculator to help students and families
facing time, facing future
Hear Real Stories and Take Action! New York is one of only two states in the country that prosecutes all 16 and 17 year olds in the justice...
Voter Voices 2016
Young people and experts on why it matters to vote.

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When people think of advocacy, they tend to think of efforts inside the Beltway. But if you want to get things done, you shouldn’t forget to include some action ...
Cost calculator
Produced by: The Hechinger Report
Professor creates a quickie calculator to help students and families
facing time, facing future
Produced by: Correctional Association of New York
Hear Real Stories and Take Action! New York is one of only two states in the country that prosecutes all 16 and 17 year olds in the justice ...
The Hechinger Report
Produced by: The Hechinger Report
NEW YORK and BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Latune and Kiara are bright and passionate teenagers. Latune is the more artistic of the two — she plans to become a ...
together
Produced by: The Forum for Youth Investment
Voters were asked to support the children in their community with new tax revenue—and they overwhelmingly agreed. 
Voter Voices 2016
Produced by: SparkAction
Young people and experts on why it matters to vote.
November 7, 2016 Catherine McBride
Do you vote in every election? Why or why not? I do every election. I think it’s a good way to get involved in what happens in the community, and I think that ...
jjdpa-dome
Produced by: Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Quick shareables to activate your networks on Nov. 15, 2016.
Philipa Crowne, Red Hook Initiative Development Associate Do you vote in every election? Why or why not? I almost didn’t vote in the last Presidential election, ...
November 7, 2016 Samhita - NYU Student
Do you vote in every election? Why or why not? I vote in every election that I can, but I am registered as an independent so that means that during the primaries I ...

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The Hechinger Report
Produced by: The Hechinger Report
NEW YORK and BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Latune and Kiara are bright and passionate teenagers. Latune is the more artistic of the two — she plans to become a ...
Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
YJAM
Produced by: Campaign for Youth Justice
October is a month of change --  in many parts of the country, the leaves are changing and days are getting shorter. Fitting then, that this year, Youth Justice ...
SteveP
Produced by: SparkAction
First-generation college student Steven Pacheco spent a year in prison but rather than be derailed, he is now hard at work researching and advocating to improve our ...
Mill Poll
Produced by: SparkAction
A Millennial's reaction to a new poll: "The Nation isn't putting its money where its mouth is" when it comes to young people.    
Produced by: SparkAction
Janaisa changed schools with an entirely new approach to teaching, Performance-Based Assessment Tests. She shares her experience with tackling new testing ...
trauma
Produced by: SparkAction
College is a huge step in any students' career, but there are a lot of assumptions in the college process. Most of them are at the expense of students and ...
Boston Cats
Produced by: Opportunity Youth United, Opportunity Youth United
Boston Community Action Team Kicks Off Movement to Increase Opportunity, Decrease Poverty for Young People 
podium
Produced by: The Hill
In the past few years, we have seen more mainstream attention both from community members and influential leaders to a population that has largely been invisible: ...
Produced by: Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council
Within the last month, seven cities in Nebraska have passed a resolution calling for a Presidential Youth Council. James Moseman, Nebraska State Director for the ...

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together
Produced by: The Forum for Youth Investment
Voters were asked to support the children in their community with new tax revenue—and they overwhelmingly agreed. 
Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
jjdpa
Produced by: SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice
On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed what might be "the most significant justice reform measure to reach Obama in his tenure," according to ...
support
Produced by: Community Works West
Restorative justice program manager, Yejide Ankobia, shares the impact of restorative practices and the transformative role that laws like the Juvenile Justice ...
Produced by: SparkAction
The Forum for Youth Investment’s Readiness Roundtables bring together visionaries and thinkers for thoughtful conversation on issues related to youth readiness, ...
happy youth
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system that focuses on a young person's strengths and positive development rather than a deficit-based correctional ...
positive youth development
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
The Positive Youth Justice series profiles successful programs and organizations all over the country. Part 3 looks at a program in Tarrant County, Texas, that works ...

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