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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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You might be wondering: how exactly can youth use their voice for change? That exact question was posed to nearly 100 current and former youth in foster care, ...
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Urge leadership to pass the bipartisan JJDPA bill for fairer youth justice. Let's get this done.
Voters were asked to support the children in their community with new tax revenue—and they overwhelmingly agreed. 
Voter Voices 2016
Young people and experts on why it matters to vote.
November 7, 2016 Samhita - NYU Student
Do you vote in every election? Why or why not? I vote in every election that I can, but I am registered as an independent so that means that during the primaries I ...
November 7, 2016 Biviana, Student
As part of our series on civic engagement and youth turnout, we talked with college student Biviana about the barriers she faces to exercising her rights.


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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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