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ASCIP Provides $2,000 Grants to Southern California Schools!


We are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative from the Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs (ASCIP) to provide a limited number of $2,000 Grants to bring TEEN TRUTH programs to …

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TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT - Parents & Teens Online


A recent Pew Research Center report revealed that 50 percent of all parents claim to use parental controls to monitor the Internet use of their children. Although no one wants their parents monitoring every single …

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TT: Drugs and Alcohol - Buy the Film on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TT: Body Image and Self Esteem - Buy it on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TT: Bully and School Violence - Buy It on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TRUTH REPORT: The Year in Review - Being the Difference


by Sarah McGowan, TT Report Writer and Producer Now in its sixth year, Teen Truth has touched over 4.5 million lives with our multi-media presentations, student-shot films, custom programs and our book, Teen Truth: Why Youth …

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Archive for March, 2010

One teenager died after being stabbed near an Oshawa school Tuesday afternoon, while a second teen was seriously injured Tuesday night after being stabbed near a Mississauga elementary school. Durham police said an ongoing dispute between two Oshawa teens sparked the fight that ended with a 16-year-old boy being stabbed to death in front of …

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A gay teenager in New York wins $50,000 from a school district that failed to stop taunts about his sexual orientation. The Justice Department investigates complaints that administrators ignored racial bullying in a Philadelphia school. And in Massachusetts, a 15-year-old girl hangs herself after she is mercilessly harassed for months — taunting and threats that …

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There are ways to prevent or mitigate the damage bullying can do to a child, experts stressed after nine Massachusetts teens were charged with harassment in the suicide of a 15-year-old. “Adults can have better control if they know what to ask a child and how to ask it,” said Barbara Coloroso, who has written …

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“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s a struggle. Chances are, it will always be a struggle. I’m talking about the image we have of ourselves, of our bodies. No magic pills or potions can change who we are. The more readily we accept this, the easier it is to …

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Nine teens have been charged in the “unrelenting” bullying of a teenage girl from Ireland who killed herself after being raped and enduring months of torment by classmates in person and online, a prosecutor said Monday. Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel said 15-year-old Phoebe Prince was stalked and harassed nearly constantly from September until she …

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Cops are investigating whether cyberbullies contributed to the suicide of a Long Island teen with nasty messages posted online after her death. Alexis Pilkington, 17, a West Islip soccer star, took her own life Sunday following vicious taunts on social networking sites – which persisted postmortem on Internet tribute pages, worsening the grief of her …

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TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT – Listen to a TEEN TRUTH Expert share her opinion on why she thinks the TRUTH is important, and how teenagers today are living in a world where positive TRUTH-telling is not enforced or encouraged. Rise up! Let us know what you think?

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Teen Truth Film Festival

A year-round film festival providing youth the opportunity to use their creative voices to challenge and empower audiences.

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Truth About Nothing

Check out TEEN TRUTH's first feature film responding to the apathy and negativity that is destroying school communities.

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