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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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For those who care about juvenile justice and opportunities for young people, this week brought both good news and bad.
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Kim entered the system when she was 11, but her time in Boys Town helped her have the childhood she needed.

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