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New Director and Officers Jump In

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New Director and Officers Jump In

In addition to all the other exciting things going on within NYRA and the world of youth rights, NYRA has gained a new member of its Board of Directors, and new officers have been appointed by the board. Yonaton Yares, Director of Media Communications for ...

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NYRA Unveils New Youth Rights Facebook Application

NYRA's vice president, Stefan Muller, has been working all summer on a youth rights Facebook app, and it's finally ready to be rolled out to the public. This new app will allow youth rights activists throughout the country to network with each other via Facebook, ...

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NYRA’s Anti Age Discrimination Campaign Making Waves

NYRA has renewed its campaign to end age discrimination in businesses, with several victories already in the past few weeks. The primary focus of the campaign so far has been in Maryland, though efforts are also underway in Michigan and Florida. In the area of ...

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Several Chapters to Protest the Voting Age on Election Day

Not only is an excellent TV ad advocating a lower voting age about to air in our nation's capital, NYRA is preparing a round of voting age protests on election day to further drive home the point that the voting age needs to be lowered ...

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NYRA Plans To Air Television Ad for Voting Age

The airing of NYRA's very first television ad, just in time to celebrate our 10th anniversary, is less than two weeks away! The advertisement, produced by NYRA of Southeast Florida and focusing on our support for lowering the voting age, will air on Washington, DC ...

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Should only the informed vote?

John Stossel did an interesting story on Friday's 20/20 about voting. He asked whether uninformed voters shouldn't be allowed to vote. Watch a portion of the segment here. The piece unfortunately focuses on young voters, but certainly the message holds true for voters of any ...

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Is Temporary Injustice OK?

As part of the lengthy, ongoing debate about the voting age on Facebook in response to NYRA-Southeast Florida's awesome voting age ad, one person (trying to sound much smarter than he is) posted something about women & youth. While this isn't the best articulated version ...

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The Human Animal?

Having just returned from my weekend volunteering at the Renaissance Fair, I’ve realized that something has really been bugging me lately. Specifically, parents who put their children on leashes. They make them look cute: fuzzy teddy bears, big green frogs, or whatever, but with a ...

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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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