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End Discrimination Against Transgender Youth in California Schools ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, youth, transgender, discrimination, protection, rights, environment )

- 2107 days ago -
Governor Brown has the opportunity to sign into law the School Success and Opportunity Act, Assembly Bill 1266, which would improve the education experiences of transgender youth. Send a letter to Governor Brown now voicing your support.
End the Unjustified Prosecution of Kaitlyn Hunt -Sign Please!
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, law, same-sex-relationship, felony, "sex offender", youth, highschool )

- 2158 days ago -
Kaitlyn was in a consensual same-sex relationship with another female high-school student. Her behavior cannot seriously be portrayed as predatory, and the felony charges against her could have devastating consequences for her future.
The $1 Trillion Student Loan Rip-Off: How An Entire Generation Was Tricked Into Taking on Crushing Debt That Just Enriches Banks
Society & Culture  (tags: education, crime, youth, politics, society, law, government, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, rights, world )

- 2739 days ago -
Young people accepted a home mortgage worth of debt before they ever even had a regular income based on phony promises.
Protect LGBT Youth From Discrimination At School ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, youth, schools, bullying, children )

- 2766 days ago -
The Student Non-Discrimination Act would prohibit discrimination against students in public schools based actual or perceived gender identity or sexual orientation. This broad federal legislation, if passed, would protect students in public elementary...
Protect LGBT Youth From Discrimination At School ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, LGBT, youth, discrimination, school, education, rights )

- 2770 days ago -
Protect LGBT students from discrimination and bullying at school. Provide a safe educational environment for all students.
Tell the Congress to End Rape of Youth in Adult Jails and Prisons ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, youth, rape, prison, protection, violence )

- 2849 days ago -
On any given day, over 10,000 youth are detained or confined in adult jails and prisons where they are at the greatest risk of sexual assault of all inmates.
Young, Alone, and Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: society, homelessness, youth, rights, politics, ethics, culture, children, americans, humans, law, government, news )

- 3054 days ago -
As numbers rise in state and nation, Boston group seeks to create shelter
NYC Cuts Funding to Homeless Youth Shelters
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, homeless, shelters, youth, funding, protection )

- 3059 days ago -
Last week, the day after thousands of homeless youth around the city relied on drop-in centers and community outreach for a Thanksgiving meal, the New York Department of Housing announced that it would immediately begin slashing funding for youth
Homeless Youth Facts / Invisible Youth Network
Society & Culture  (tags: children, youth, homeless )

- 3735 days ago -
In keeping with the federal Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA) of 1978 our programs are designed to protect runaway and homeless youth and, whenever possible, reunite them with their families.
Rich Nations Copy Venezuela's Anti-Gang Music Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: music, gangs, youth, venezuela, scotland, los angeles )

- 3953 days ago -
Venezuela's youth orchestras and choirs have helped thousands of children resist thug life in some of South America's most violent slums, and now wealthy countries are lining up to emulate the system.
Another Man Is Beaten and Left for Dead Protecting His Home From Thugs - UK/England
Society & Culture  (tags: uk, england, man, youth, society, violence, sadness, safety )

- 4083 days ago -
Another man has been beaten and left for dead after politely asking a gang to stop urinating into his garden. The shocking attack came as a police chief lashed out at the drinks industry last night for selling beer "cheaper than water" & leaving hospital
Invisible Youth Network Virtual Community
Society & Culture  (tags: teens, youth, children, homeless, society, humans, family, safety )

- 4114 days ago -
Invisible Youth is a growing network that provides resources and support for homeless and at risk youth. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our partner organizations and volunteers who go to the streets in
Child Poverty In America: The Homeless Families
Society & Culture  (tags: society, homeless, humans, children, youth, family )

- 4114 days ago -
California is the homeless capital of America. Ventura County-an affluent, suburban area, next to Los Angeles County-has between three and five thousand homeless. According to a survey by the Ventura County Coalition for the Homeless, one-third of the
Internet 'Promoting Teen Smoking'
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, health, disease, teens, youth, tobacco )

- 4225 days ago -
POPULAR internet sites including YouTube, Facebook and MySpace are being used to promote smoking to teenagers, a health expert at the University of Sydney says. About 7% of schoolchildren aged 12 to 15 smoked, rising to about 18 percent of 17-year-olds.

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