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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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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 ...
The House passed its reauthorization, now it's time for the Senate to pass the bipartisan JJDPA bill for fairer youth justice. Let's get this done.
The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.
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 ...
A bipartisan bill to reform and reauthorize the JJDPA, and help states improve juvenile justice programs may move in the House; if passed, it would strengthen ...
A lively discussion on what we know – and what we’re doing with that knowledge – about juvenile justice, with Karen Pittman of the Forum for Youth ...
VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) is the nation's main juvenile justice law. It needs to be ...
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The U.S. has made progress in reducing the number of young people who are incarcerated, but researchers are finding an alarming trend: the rate of incareeration f ...


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