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Mr. President: Break the Silence on Problems Beyond Guns

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International By Dallas Donnell, Black Youth Project  It is truly heartbreaking to post article after article chronicling th...

Top 10 Cancer-Surviving Tips to Avoid

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

Don't use the cancer card to have your school workload reduced, to cheat on tests, or get paid to do nothing. Use it instead to get the big piece of chicken at dinner.

Adjusting for Risk: The Problem of the Individual Actor

Andrew_Yang | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif One way to get more of our most talented young people to embark on the higher-risk, higher-reward path is to create a community and network. It might be a lot easier to take risks if you're part of a group who will look out for one another.

The Dotted Line

Sarah Alban | Posted 03.28.2013 | College
Sarah Alban

Let's be clear. Nobody wakes up with your best interests at heart. Not your parents, not your lover, not your colleagues -- not totally. No one want...

The Best Unexpected Places to Snag a Date in NYC

Lisa Bernier | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

What can be better than buying delicious veggies, fruits, and pastries whilst chatting up the cute stand worker, or the hottie that reaches for that gorgeous red tomato at the same time you do? Talk about a meet cute.

How Youth Can Change Washington: How Do Young People Choose a Career?

92nd Street Y | Posted 03.27.2013 | College
92nd Street Y

A talk on How Youth Can Change Washington took place at 92YTribeca on January 22, 2013. In this clip, the panel answers an audience question from an 1...

How Youth Can Change Washington: Getting Young People Excited and Active

92nd Street Y | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

A talk on How Youth Can Change Washington took place at 92YTribeca on January 22, 2013. In this clip, The Nation's Ari Melber asks the panel--HuffPost...

Youth: An Untapped Source of Resilience

Sarah Noble | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Sarah Noble

Despite the fact that young people's needs and concerns are often shaped by the context they live in, there are global issues that are common problems around the world: employment, the desire to be included and recognized and make their voices heard.

New Demographic Now Reading eBooks

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- E-books may finally be catching on with the toughest of customers: young people. A report commissioned by children's publisher Scholastic...

The Sex Talk I Had With My Mom When I Was 20

Nadia Cho | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
Nadia Cho

This holiday season, I came out to my mom about being sexually active, being bisexual, writing about sex for my college newspaper and then getting a ton of media attention for my column on having sex in the library. But did I also mention that I got straight A's this semester?

Abby Huntsman: On Getting and Keeping Young People Engaged in Politics

92nd Street Y | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

HuffPost Live host Abby Huntsman recently spoke with us about getting young people more involved in politics. On the lesson from the 2012 election, Hu...

Young Reporters, Old Tricks: How the Phone Book Saved My Story (Really!)

Gillian Frew | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media
Gillian Frew

"Have you tried the phone book?" my mom suggests. I hadn't. In fact, I'm embarrassed to admit that the idea hadn't even occurred to me. I'd gotten so comfortable with the assumption that all the information I could possibly want or need was available online that I was on the verge of giving up.

Ignore Young Voters At Your Own Peril, Says CIRCLE Analyst

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, is the only institution to estim...

Elizabeth Warren Would Be the Conscience of the United States Senate

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I have seen many Senators come and go and I have no doubt that if elected Elizabeth Warren would be the conscience of the Senate. Because she speaks for the best in you -- and me -- and Massachusetts -- and America.

An Apology for a Youngin's Bookshelf

Sarah Alban | Posted 01.01.2013 | College
Sarah Alban

I got caught reading Craig Ferguson's memoir, American on Purpose, today. What I said to the educated professional thumbing through my diversion was, "You should've caught me Monday. I was reading about Shakespeare, which is much more impressive." The first part of that's true.

For Millennial Voters, What Really Matters Is the Morning After

Kierra Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Kierra Johnson

We have a choice. We can repeat history and see this generation as a list of names to solicit for donations and pad listervs or we can choose to seize this new base of people of invest in -- and engage with -- in building a proactive movement and progressive legislative agenda.

Daniel Lippman

Why Four Danes Are Campaigning For Romney In Virginia | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, VA - "Europe is not working in Europe, and it's not going to work over here," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told a ...

Five Ways Young People Were Featured In The Presidential Debate

Pushback | Posted 10.19.2012 | College

The real winner of Tuesday’s presidential debate? Young voters. Unlike the first presidential debate and the vice-presidential face-off, issues t...

Can Online Games Improve Young People's Civic Participation?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Image: Jenny Bolario / Youth Radio By Malachi Segers Young voters make up to close to 20 percent of the electorate in the United States -- a big v...

Ten Pieces of Advice for Young Muslim Women

Najeeba Syeed-Miller | Posted 12.12.2012 | Religion
Najeeba Syeed-Miller

I am often asked what advice I wish someone would have shared with me when I was a younger Muslim woman. My four year old daughter inspires me to think of how I can raise her to be a compassionate, outspoken and deeply thoughtful woman.

No One Knows Voting Like Reality Show Judge

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee When’s the last time you remember young people tripping over themselves to vote? Adam Shankman, a judge on the hit reality TV sho...

9/11: The Last to Remember

Zak Malamed | Posted 11.10.2012 | Impact
Zak Malamed

One year after that ten-year anniversary, I now wonder if these anniversaries will evolve into nothing but anniversaries in the years to come.

Voices From The DNC

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Youth Radio asked young people at the DNC about civic engagement. By Bianca Brooks These are excerpts of inte...

Young Democrats React To Michelle Obama's Speech

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: AYESHA WALKER/Youth Radio First Lady Michelle Obama takes center stage at the DNC. By Denise Tejada The day after Michelle Obama addr...

How to Preserve Taxpayer Dollars? Invest in Youth!

Robert Lewis | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact
Robert Lewis

Youth in general need support to be guided on a path toward becoming assets to their community. Black male youth are especially in crisis today and in dire need of such support.