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On behalf of 1,020 redditors, don’t hunt down runaway teens.

The subscribers of r/troubledteens (727 redditors) and r/youthrights (293 redditors) could scarcely be more horrified at a post (we may have a runaway teen in our...

BY Hal Levy
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Chapter Spotlight: NYRA-NYU

NYRA-NYU experienced a great increase in activity over the past few months and has held three successful events as well as being approved as a full...

BY NYRA
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One Week, One NYRA, Three Branches

What a week for youth rights! At times like this, I am thrilled to be a NYRA member. With our tiny budget but a great deal...

BY Hal Levy
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NYRA Presents the Youth Rights Progress award to Congressman George Miller

NYRA headed to Capitol Hill on October 13th and awarded Representative George Miller (D-CA) the Youth Rights Progress Award for his passage of H.R. 911 and...

BY NYRA
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NYRA Announces First Ever NYRA Award Recipients

NYRA is pleased to announce the winners of our first annual NYRA Awards. This year we gave three separate awards: The Youth Rights Progress Award, The...

BY NYRA
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Bill To Curtail Residential Abuse Needs Help!

H.R. 911, known as the Stop Child Abuse in Residential Treatment Programs act, is a bill that could potentially protect thousands of abused kids, ensure that...

BY NYRA
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NYRA Supports Lawsuit Against New York City Police Department

NYRA has offered its full support to the New York Civil Liberties Union’s (NYCLU) suit against New York City’s school safety officers over excessive force and...

BY NYRA
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Vulnerable Behind Bars

Earlier, the ACLU blog posted about how vulnerable young people are in adult prisons: Regular readers of The New York Times know that columnist Nicolas Kristof...

BY Katrina Moncure
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Teen Brains, Medical Consent & Behavior Modification

In early November, NYRA’s project, the Community Alliance for the Ethical Treatment of Youth were invited to speak at the North Carolina conference of the Independent...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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