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NYRA Moves to New Office

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NYRA Moves to New Office

If all the activity of the past month wasn't enough, NYRA has moved to a new office! After the annual meeting was over and most people had gone home, NYRA staff and volunteers helped move all our equipment to our new offices. In an office ...

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NYRA to Air TV Ads; Your Help Needed

NYRA and board member Keith Mandell are sponsoring "Make NYRA Famous," a contest to see who can create the best NYRA TV ad. We are looking for talented, creative members and supporters to create our very first TV ad, which will be aired on Washington ...

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The Election Results Are In

Voting in this year's annual election is complete, and the results have been announced! The membership chose a new Board of Directors, a new slogan for NYRA, and voted on changes to the organization's mission statement and bylaws. Voting began on July 3 and lasted ...

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NYRA’s Annual Meeting a Huge Success

This month NYRA held its annual meeting at its offices in Washington, DC, and it was by all measures a great success. This year's meeting had the biggest turnout ever, with an estimated 30 people in attendance. Good times were had by all, with good ...

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The Answer to immaturity?

Someone on Yahoo Answers recently asked a question to the effect of, "Do you consider 16-year-olds to be adults?" As of this writing, I've not been able to get my rather lengthy response through Yahoo's wall of technological uselessness to actually post it, but I ...

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Annual Meeting 2008 Live Blogging

10:25am (yasha): We're here in DC on the first day of the 2008 Annual Meeting for NYRA. A few of us will be live blogging throughout the day whenever possible. After a few early technical difficulties, we're currently listening to a presentation from the ACLU ...

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Annual Meeting Almost Ready

The NYRA staff has been hard at work over the last week, setting up for the 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting. Chip Sinton, with some token assistance from various other volunteers, secured in-kind donations and bulk deals from Panera Bread, The Bagel Store, and Dominoes. Alex ...

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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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