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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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Format: 2015-03-06
Sticker Shock
Let's convince policymakers it's time for juvenile justice reform. Help spread the word about the high cost of youth incarceration in states like West ...
raise the age new york
VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! New York is one of only two states in the country that have failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed ...
reauthorization
There is a growing effort to protect our most vulnerable youth and although youth advocates are grateful for these efforts, more must be done in order to truly ...
Part two of the The Chronicle of Social Change's “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets,” introduces a restorative justice program in ...
Rosie's Place
The Chronicle of Social Change introduced “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets.” It is a series that imagines an entire continuum ...
technology
Every year, the federal government spends over $180 million to educate neglected and delinquent kids with a big chunk of that money going to residential juvenile ...

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