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January 7, 2014 | Time for the Under 24 to Get Noticed

Do you know a young person using his or her talents, passion and creativity to shatter myths about drugs? SparkAction's Top 24 Under 24 Mythbusters celebrates youth-led work to inform and empower young people to make decisions based on science, not rumor.

Plus, take action to raise the age in New York and read the latest news on opportunity youth, first-generation students, juvenile justice and more.

 

 

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The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.
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The Susan Crown Exchange and Weikart Center launch Preparing Youth to Thrive, an innovative guide with tools and resources to help programs across ...
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List of organizations who support reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

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