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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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The Hechinger Report
NEW YORK and BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Latune and Kiara are bright and passionate teenagers. Latune is the more artistic of the two — she plans to become a ...
together
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.
jjdpa-dome
Quick shareables to activate your networks on Nov. 15, 2016.

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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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