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NYRA Freedom, Volume 11, Issue 3

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NYRA Freedom, Volume 11, Issue 3

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 11, Issue 3 March 31, 2011 Editors: Jackie Ferro, Katrina Moncure, Sidnei Banks, Alex Koroknay-Palicz Publisher: David Moss Contents - Introduction - NYRA Partners With Broad Coalition to End Corporal Punishment - Victory Against San Juan Capistrano Curfew Bill! - ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 7

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 7 July 15, 2010 Editors: James Holl, Myah Coleman and Lu Wang Publisher: David Moss Contents - Introduction - DC Chapter Speaks Out at City Council Hearing - You are invited to 2010 NYRA's Annual Meeting Next Month ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 6

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 6 June 17, 2010 Editors: Emily Sanders, Julian Gutierrez and Lu Wang Publisher: David Moss Contents - Introduction - Sleep to Succeed Campaign a Success! - NYRA Fights Kyleigh's Law and STAND UP Act - Hyundai's Anti-Youth Ad ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 5

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 5 May 19, 2010 Editors: Emily Sanders, Julian Gutierrez and Lu Wang Publisher: David Moss Contents - Introduction - Kyleigh's Law puts the Bullseye on Youth - NYRA Fights Bill to Raise Driving Age Nationally - Vermont Senate ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 4

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 4 April 22, 2010 Editors: Emily Sanders, Julian Gutierrez and Lu Wang Publisher: David Moss Contents - Introduction - The First Annual National Youth Rights Day was a Success! - Welcome Aboard NYRA-Austin Peeps4Change! - The Board Election ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 3

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 3 March 18, 2010 Editors: Emily Sanders, Julian Gutierrez and Lu Wang Publisher: David Moss Contents -Introduction -Razoo NIT -#16tovote -The Endless Crazy Ray's Campaign -NYRA Supports Lawsuit Against New York City Police Department -SSDP and JSA Conferences ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 2

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 2 February 18, 2010 Editors: Emily Sanders and Julian Gutierrez Table of Contents -Introduction -Alex Koroknay-Palicz's Op-Ed Appears in the HuffingtonPost -NYRA Joins Coalition Against School Paddling -#16tovote on the 16th a success! -Your Youth Rights Stories -NYRA ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 10, Issue 1

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 10, Issue 1 January 15, 2010 Editors: Lexi Johnson, Emily Sanders and Julian Gutierrez Table of Contents -Introduction -Calendar -Petitioning Effort to Lower the Drinking Age in Vermont -Round Two of Chase Community Giving Has Begun! -Take Action! Join a ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 9, Issue 9

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 9, Issue 9 December 21, 2009 Editors: Lexi Johnson and Julian Gutierrez Table of Contents - Introduction - Calendar - NYRA Wins $25,000!!! - NYRA Speaks Out Against Distracted Driving Bill - Want to Help Write NYRA Freedom? Writers Needed! ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 9, Issue 8

NYRA Freedom ISSN 1933-5229 Volume 9, Issue 8 November 9, 2009 Editors: Lexi Johnson and Harry Lambrianou Table of Contents - Introduction - Calendar - SEFL's Lawsuit Moves Ahead - Youth Candidate Barred From Running - New Development Director Finishes First Month - NYRA Sponsors ...

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Alex Jonlin – 20th Anniversary Reflection

As a ten-year-old kid in Seattle, I was already interested in politics. My friends and I marched around the playground protesting the Iraq War, and I...

BY Alex Jonlin
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Jackie Ferro – 20th Anniversary Reflection

I first got involved with NYRA in 2009, when I was in 8th grade. I had formed a small coalition with some fellow middle schoolers called...

BY Jackie Ferro
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NYRA-Fairfax Secures Voting Age Endorsements

Thanks to the efforts of the newly formed Fairfax County NYRA chapter, the Fairfax County Democratic Party and grassroots organizations Virginia Democracy Forward and Virginia Civic...

BY Brian Conner
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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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Bill introduced in U.S. House to lower the voting age to sixteen

Last week, U.S. Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution proposing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would lower the voting age to sixteen throughout...

BY NYRA
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Over 70 people testify in favor of lowering the voting age in Washington D.C.

On Wednesday, NYRA members attended a public hearing before the Washington, D.C. City Council to support the Youth Vote Amendment Act of 2018. If passed, this...

BY NYRA
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NYRA-Cumberland County, N.C. kicks off its campaign to lower the voting age

Last week, I met with N.C. State Senator Ben Clark, who I spoke with briefly about lowering the voting age in North Carolina to 16 years...

BY Mahsiah Imes
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Calling B.S. on Ageism: What the Response to the Parkland Shooting Means for Youth Rights

Yet another reason we should lower the voting age The fallout from the Parkland shooting has brought the country’s attention to several facts that often go...

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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

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Youth Rights Election Results

While the shocking upset for president is at the forefront of media coverage right now, there were several youth rights issues on the ballot yesterday that...

BY NYRA
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Over 70 people testify in favor of lowering the voting age in Washington D.C.

On Wednesday, NYRA members attended a public hearing before the Washington, D.C. City Council to support the Youth Vote Amendment Act of 2018. If passed, this...

BY NYRA
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Big Day for Voting Age in Maryland

Today is a vote-a-rama for the movement to lower the voting age with two Maryland towns taking up the issue at their meetings tonight.  In Greenbelt,...

BY NYRA
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NYRA-Cumberland County, N.C. kicks off its campaign to lower the voting age

Last week, I met with N.C. State Senator Ben Clark, who I spoke with briefly about lowering the voting age in North Carolina to 16 years...

BY Mahsiah Imes
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An interview with the voting age activists of Greenbelt, MD

Jeremy Tuthill and Julia Sharapi of Greenbelt's Youth Advisory Committee campaign to lower the voting age. In last week’s elections, the voters of Greenbelt, MD voted...

BY NYRA
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Bill introduced in U.S. House to lower the voting age to sixteen

Last week, U.S. Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution proposing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would lower the voting age to sixteen throughout...

BY NYRA
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Activists in Massachusetts Make Progress in Lowering the Voting Age

In Massachusetts, two best friends made headway in the push to lower the voting age. Aaron Nelson and Max Carr passed articles in their hometowns of...

BY NYRA
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Calling B.S. on Ageism: What the Response to the Parkland Shooting Means for Youth Rights

Yet another reason we should lower the voting age The fallout from the Parkland shooting has brought the country’s attention to several facts that often go...

BY NYRA
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