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Rock the Vote [ Profile ] - Dedicated to keeping teens informed about issues affecting their lives. Explains the importance of voting.

In the Mix [ Profile ] - The on-line companion to the PBS broadcast. In the mix is a PBS television show dealing with teen issues.

UNICEF - Voices of Youth [ Profile ] - A forum for the top international issues facing youth today. Allows young people to share their opinions and listen to the stories of others.

Victory Over Violence [ Profile ] - Addresses the alarming escalation of violence and decreasing respect for life.

Youth Alive [ Profile ] - Programs by and for teens to reduce violence in communities and schools.

YouthWeb Online [ Profile ] - Youngsters, teens and adults from diverse backgrounds and communities fight against bias, bigotry and prejudice. Report hate-related incidents, get information about hate crimes, school violence, and human rights issues.

Stand Up for Student Rights with ISRA [ Profile ] - Contains essays of members voicing opinions and allows students to come together to solve problems and deal with issues.

The Pro-Youth Pages [ Profile ] - Examines ageism directed against youth - from legal age restrictions to stereotypes in pop-culture.

Youth Unlimited/Toronto YFC [ Profile ] - As a Christian agency, we believe in the unlimited potential of youth and are committed to helping them holistically, both personally and spiritually.

Youth Vote Coalition [ Profile ] - A national nonpartisan coalition of diverse organizations established to increase participation, build responsive government, and promote awareness among America's young people.

Seeds of Peace [ Profile ] - Organization that helps teenagers from regions of conflict learn the skills of making peace. Event calendar, news, articles, ways to help, information, and camp opportunities.

Eye on Education: Students' Voices [ Profile ] - Information on the Education Reform Act, No Child Left Behind, local events, and student diaries produced by YWCA's Youth Voice Collaborative.

Teen Matters [ Profile ] - Information on stress, depression, body image, suicide, drugs and alcohol, bullying and relationships.

Tolerance.org: Mix It Up [ Profile ] - Program to help teens promote racial tolerance in their schools. Includes FAQs, stories, steps to take, e-newsletter, polls, youth activist groups, and free Mix It Up at Lunch Day starter pack.

Global Youth Voices [ Profile ] - Uses art, photography, and stories to explore and express how teenagers see the world and what they want to do about it. Features action projects, details of advisors and online discussions.

Beyond Extreme [ Profile ] - Addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual areas of life from a teen perspective. Offers message boards, chat, advice, music and video.

ReportSomeone [ Profile ] - Allows young people to report violence, illegal activity, sexual abuse and suicide threats anonymously. Includes information, links, statistics and report forms.

Violence Intervention Project [ Profile ] - By youth and for youth, this site uses words and images to explore youth violence, including bullying, racism, homophobia and sex discrimination.

Deal.org [ Profile ] - Provides a monthly magazine and digital library to help overcome obstacles in personal, family and community life. Includes past issues and a guide to safe web surfing.

The Teen Connection [ Profile ] - Addresses issues such as teen pregnancy, abuse, depression and suicide.

KidSPEAK [ Profile ] - Provides information on censorship in America and ways to oppose it. Includes Harry Potter and school related cases, a letters section, quiz, and monthly e-newsletter for members.
 
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