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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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Format: 2015-10-06
Congressional Black Caucus
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 45th Annual Legislative Conference provided powerful discussions from young people, adovocates, and Congress members ...
JJDPA matters
As we celebrate 41 years of the JJDPA, which is currently more than eight years overdue for reauthorization, we must remember that the continuing success of effective ...
thought leader roundtable
Karen Pittman, co-founder and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, joins other national leaders in a thoughtful conversation around readiness.
Alton Pitre
October is Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM). Now is the time to challenge ourselves to get involved in this movement. We must use our personal stories and ...
Juvenile justice in the U.S. has for four decades been governed by only a single set of federal standards: those of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention ...
pregnant girl
Every day in the U.S. abused and traumatized girls enter and are pushed through the justice system. Gender Injustice describes a better way for girls ...


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September 2014 is the 40th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Act, the nation's landmark juvenile justice law. Congress is making federal funding decisions – so enter your Zip Code and lend your voice to this call to action!


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