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General Meeting Set for August 9

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General Meeting Set for August 9

The NYRA General Meeting is scheduled for 2:30 PM on August 9. This face-to-face annual meeting will be held in Washington, DC on the campus of American University. The meeting will be held in room 245 of the Mary Graydon Center. Food and housing will ...

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Hawaii Students Support Lowering Voting Age

Recently the Hawaii State Student Council hosted its annual Student Leadership Workshop for school officers like class presidents, vice-presidents, and student council members. 195 student leaders attended this year's workshop. With no prior education effort the students were polled on the idea of lowering the ...

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Election Underway, Ends August 9

The 2003 NYRA Election has begun. Every year at this time a new Board of Directors is chosen by the membership. There is a very competitive election this year. NYRA is a democracy, members are encouraged to vote. Keep in mind, only Full members may ...

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Censorware Defeated by Peacefire

NYRA Advisory Board member, Bennett Haselton has invented Circumventor, a program designed to circumvent all blocking software and censorship programs. The program works by creating a site mirror at different URLs not blocked by the censorware. Due to the success of Bennett's organization, Peacefire, at ...

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NYRA Launches New Website!

After months of hard work by NYRA's team of volunteers, we are pleased to finally unveil our brand new look! With a new logo, a new...

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#GivingTuesday coming up – triple your donation!

There's a very exciting opportunity coming up for us next week. On Tuesday, November 28th after 8 AM, the Gates Foundation is teaming up with Facebook...

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Support the New YouthRights.org!

NYRA's current website was redesigned in 2011 and while it looked great for the time, it is now dated in both style and function. The current...

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NYRA Twin Cities: From Start to Success

Hello, my name is Amy O’Connell, I am the chapter leader of NYRA Twin Cities. I started NYRA Twin Cities when I was in middle school....

BY Amy O'Connell
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NYRA-Broward County: Calling for New Members!

NYRA-Broward County has been active for several years now, mostly thanks to their President Elijah. Elijah has been interested in youth rights from a very young...

BY Jamie Delaney
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NYRA-Twin Cities: Going Strong!

NYRA-Twin Cities has been in operation for several years now. Amy O'Connell, President, has been leading the group for almost half a decade. Amy’s passion for...

BY Jamie Delaney
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Cole Harper – Summer Fellow Reflection

I became interested in the National Youth Rights Association through a passion in education reform. America’s education system is falling behind. A shocking amount of schooling...

BY Cole Harper
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Texas Vote16: Open for Business!

NYRA’s newest chapter operates out of North Richland Hills, a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas. The chapter was started by a group of 16 year olds,...

BY Jamie Delaney
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Jamie Delaney – Summer Fellow Reflection

It is a great honor to serve as a NYRA fellow and I am excited to help out as much as I can. Orientation was an...

BY Jamie Delaney
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NYRA Launches New Website!

After months of hard work by NYRA's team of volunteers, we are pleased to finally unveil our brand new look! With a new logo, a new...

BY NYRA
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#GivingTuesday coming up – triple your donation!

There's a very exciting opportunity coming up for us next week. On Tuesday, November 28th after 8 AM, the Gates Foundation is teaming up with Facebook...

BY NYRA
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Support the New YouthRights.org!

NYRA's current website was redesigned in 2011 and while it looked great for the time, it is now dated in both style and function. The current...

BY NYRA
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