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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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Take two minutes to thank our Senators for this bipartisan success.
Congress is step closer to a long-awaited update for the nation’s main juvenile justice law.
The Senate took long-overdue action to reauthorize The Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Reauthorization Act.
The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) is a federal-state partnership to improve and modernize juvenile justice approaches.  Here's how ...
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This bill cuts Medicaid, the essential program that children, seniors, pregnant women, and people with disabilities rely on in my Texas community.
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Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow Co-Founder Jim St. Germain tells his story of immigration, life in the system, and how he's one of the lucky ones.
For those who care about juvenile justice and opportunities for young people, this week brought both good news and bad.
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U. S. House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Federal Juvenile Justice Law   more


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