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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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This holiday season, let Congress know that, while there is much left to do, we are thankful for the work that began in 2015 to address the needs of our most ...
opportunity youth united
  Announcing a new movement for #OpportunityYouth: Opportunity Youth United.
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.
In the past few years, we have seen more mainstream attention both from community members and influential leaders to a population that has largely been invisible: ...
Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom shares the ways high-quality OST programs and The Readiness Project can employ practices that adults can put in place that increase ...
troubled youth
It is inconceivable that a system responsible for the administration of justice would allow such inequality and victimization to persist. We must do more to protect ...


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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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