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Advocacy

TALKBACK4Teens is embarking upon advocating for teens.  Beginning with Clara’s letter to school districts, we will be promoting and advocating for the following issues which affect teens.  We will be adding to this list as the Forum topic list grows. 9am High School Start Times  -studies show that teens need later start times in order […]

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Poetry for 61.0 Depression

Let’s start the day over. With me Groping for a ghostly membrane from 1700 miles away Dancing with specters in my kitchen Romancing the walls. Wth you somewhere, anywhere, who cares? Because this empty glass could be full if I closed my eyes. I’m as safe as you’re far away as she keeps her distance, […]

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LET US SLEEP! Open Letter to School Districts

Hi, I’m a 2014 Irondequoit High School grad, and as a member of TALKBACK4Teens, I’m writing to urge you to consider adopting a 9 a.m. school start time. I’m not the person you would expect to be authoring this. I was never someone to complain that school was too early. I’m a morning person, and […]

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First 5

Quick overview of our episodes with clips & outtakes from the first five years! Episode List 1.0 Bullying 2.0 Teen Violence (with Teen Empowerment) 3.0 Popularity “Fitting In” 4.0 Freshman Year 5.0 School 6.0 Teen Pregnancy (with Safe Sex Inc. & Teen Empowerment) 7.0 Gangs (with Teen Empowerment) 8.0 Parents 8.5 Overcoming Loss & Violence […]

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Recommendations from the Staff

Zoë: I recommend the book Neon Angel by Cherie Currie, published in august 23rd, 1989. This book was written by the lead singer of the band The Runaways, who was only 15 years old at the time. At this age she and her bandmates were heavily involved with drugs and alcohol, not to mention a […]

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