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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.

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Coalition Leaders Applaud Senate Appropriations Committee for Sending Strong Message of Support for Federal Funding of Critical Juvenile Justice Programs
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Years of research have shown that incarcerating a child for a status offense creates trauma and can increase the likelihood of future risky or even criminal behavior. ...
Karen Pittman reflects on the progression of tools, resources, and leaders that are working to change the odds for entire zip codes by intentionally improving the ...
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
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 ...
Webinar series with the Forum for Youth Investment and the Annie E. Casey Foundation who will share tools and strategies to help system leaders and ...


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Tell Congress: Fully Fund Fair & Effective Juvenile Justice!

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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