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After-school programs that change Latino students' lives receive national award - NBC Latino

After-school programs that change Latino students' lives receive national award - NBC Latino | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
After-school programs that change Latino students' lives receive national award
NBC Latino
... youth do better in school, keep them from dropping out, and raise their cultural awareness.
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The Dismal Numbers Behind Disconnected Youth - National Journal

The Dismal Numbers Behind Disconnected Youth - National Journal | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
The Dismal Numbers Behind Disconnected Youth National Journal At Measure of America, we have charted the share of 16- to 24-year olds in the 25 most populous metro areas who are not working or enrolled in school; they are America's disconnected...
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MINDY KALING'S ADVICE FOR TEENS - Vanity Fair

MINDY KALING'S ADVICE FOR TEENS - Vanity Fair | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
MINDY KALING'S ADVICE FOR TEENS Vanity Fair Founded two years ago by the former child fashion blogger turned teen TED speaker, the site offers intelligent advice to teen girls about relationships, bedroom décor, and the kinds of prickly issues that...
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USC study intersects teen births with foster care in LA County - HealthCanal.com

USC study intersects teen births with foster care in LA County - HealthCanal.com | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
USC study intersects teen births with foster care in LA County
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12 links birth and child protective services records in Los Angeles County, revealing new insights regarding births to teens involved with the child welfare system.
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Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories - NPR (blog)

Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories - NPR (blog) | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it

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Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories
A surprising number of teens I meet in rougher schools around the country find refuge in novels and creative writing.

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Celebrities raise awareness for homeless LGBT youth in Los Angeles (Video)

LOS ANGELES -- Jamie Foxx and Elton John are among a number of celebrities participating in a new public service announcement to raise awareness for homeless LGBT youth of Los Angeles.
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Crushing South L.A.'s Digital Divide by Teaching Youth to Code | Education on GOOD

Crushing South L.A.'s Digital Divide by Teaching Youth to Code | Education on GOOD | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUrOSVmhqCk[/youtube] When you think of South Los Angeles, thanks to media stereotypes, you might think of gangs, drugs, and liquor stores. But, do you think of the digital divide?
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Surf lessons to treat depressed youth - New York Daily News

Surf lessons to treat depressed youth - New York Daily News | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
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Surf lessons to treat depressed youth
New York Daily News
In the UK, depressed youth can try a novel therapy: surfing lessons, with the hope that learning to hang ten will boost confidence and mood.
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Teenagers enlisted to fight crime - WMC-TV

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Teenagers enlisted to fight crime
WMC-TV
Instead of reading, writing, and arithmetic, students met with the inflatable character Sgt. Biggs and other officers to take part in a new program aimed at reducing crime.
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Teens with late bedtimes have lower grades - Science Daily (press release)

Teens with late bedtimes have lower grades - Science Daily (press release) | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
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Teens with late bedtimes have lower grades
Science Daily (press release)
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Teens Build House for Wounded Veteran - MyFox Los Angeles

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Teens Build House for Wounded Veteran
MyFox Los Angeles
The area, tucked into the farthest northeast corner of Los Angeles County and dotted by Joshua trees and sagebrush, is immensely proud of its ties to the military.
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Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study - U.S. News & World Report

Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study - U.S. News & World Report | Los Angeles Youth | Scoop.it
Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study
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