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NYRA Unveils 21K to End 21 Fundraiser

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NYRA Unveils 21K to End 21 Fundraiser

A new NYRA fundraiser is underway on our Lower the Drinking Age cause on Facebook. The fundraiser aims for $21,000 to lower the drinking age. The money raised will be put towards debates, training workshops for chapters, spreading information about responsible drinking, providing money for ...

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NYRA Gets the Word Out

NYRA has already gotten media publicity on the drinking age in the past month since the creation of the Amethyst Initiative. Vice President Stefan Muller did a radio interview in San Francisco on August 19 and Executive Director Alex Koroknay-Palicz made radio appearances in Pittsburgh ...

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College Presidents Push for Drinking Age Debate

NYRA has campaigned to lower the legal drinking age to 18 for years, and progress has been made. But the prospect of a lower drinking age came one step closer to reality in the past month with the emergence of the Amethyst Initiative, a group ...

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NYRA Plans To Air Television Ad for Voting Age

The National Youth Rights Association has decided to air its first ever television ad. The ad seeks support for lowering the voting age to 16. The ad will run in the Washington, DC market in late October on the popular channels CNN, Comedy Central, MSNBC, ...

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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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