Abdalla

Abdalla

"My advice is to get involved with Year Up or a program like it."

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  • Education
  • Employment & Training
  • Mentoring
Youth Voice: Alan

Alan

"The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention is an epitome of what cities should be implementing to reach the needs of their own cities -- since not every city requires the same things."

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  • Violence Prevention & Victimization
Alana

Alana

"Making a difference keeps me motivated to continue preventing teen pregnancy in my community."

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  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Youth Voice: Alavi

Alavi

As a new immigrant who could not speak English fluently, I was always quiet and tried to stay invisible.

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Tags:
  • Afterschool
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Mentoring
Youth Voice: Alexis

Alexis

“…No matter what obstacles you face, you can recover, and you can make a difference!”

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Tags:
  • Mental Health
Amanda

Amanda

"I’ve learned to feel comfortable with who I am, and to speak up not only for myself, but for others."

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Tags:
  • LGBTQ
  • Mental Health
Amy

Amy

"My internship was a life-changing experience. We invited members of Congress to come and listen to what we had to say and hear our recommendations for how to improve foster care through lawmaking. It was a great experience and I learned a lot."

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  • Employment & Training
Angel

Angel

"There is always a way to make things better. Take the time to hear what youth have to say."

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Tags:
  • Child Welfare
  • Mentoring
  • Transition Age Youth