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2009 NYRA Annual Meeting Agenda Released!

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2009 NYRA Annual Meeting Agenda Released!

Saturday 9 - 9:30 - Opening remarks by NYRA-Southeast Florida President, Jeff Nadel 9:30 - 10:30 - History of the idea of childhood by Georgetown Professor, Dr. Heather Voke 10:30 - 11:30 - Schoolhouse Diplomacy by ZSRU founder, Steve Ross 11:30 - 12:30 - A ...

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2009 NYRA Annual Meeting Almost Upon Us

That time of year is almost upon us: the NYRA annual meeting, where NYRA members and youth rights activists from across the country gather to discuss youth rights issues, plan strategy for the coming year, and of course to have fun with some of the ...

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NYRA’s Annual Election Is Underway

Voting in the 2009 NYRA annual election, where the membership votes for a new slate of board members, is underway! This year's election is the most competitive yet, with 14 qualified candidates running for nine available seats on the board of directors. NYRA's slate of ...

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NYRA Chapter Files Suit Against Youth Curfew

NYRA of Southeast Florida, one of NYRA's most active chapters, has filed a lawsuit in federal district court against the city of West Palm Beach for its unconstitutional youth curfew ordinance. The lawsuit represents a milestone for NYRA, being the first lawsuit filed by a ...

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My Keynote Address to the Hewlett Model Congress

I gave the keynote address at the Hewlett Model Congress in Long Island, NY on April 14, 2000. It was my first major speech, so I wanted to practice it first. I did a practice run at AU with NYRA-AU and my friends in the ...

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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...

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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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