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TEEN TRUTH: DIFFERENCE MAKER SUMMIT


PURPOSE. Over the past eight years we have realized that many students participating in campus leadership assume that their mere association in leadership makes them an effective leader. We developed the TEEN TRUTH: DIFFERENCE MAKER SUMMIT (TT: …

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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 June, 2010

The girl’s parents, wild with outrage and fear, showed the principal the text messages: a dozen shocking, sexually explicit threats, sent to their daughter the previous Saturday night from the cellphone of a 12-year-old boy. Both children were sixth graders at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood, N.J. Punish him, insisted the parents. “I said, …

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TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT – Meet a TEEN TRUTH Expert that speaks about how bullying affects students on so many levels. She offers some simple advice…. Ask questions! She believes the most important thing you can do is just get kids talking and listen to them.

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I am still thinking about my discussion with TEEN TRUTH film director Erahm Christopher after watching clips from the TEEN TRUTH: PARENTS & FAMILY film he is currently working on. I was actually just like one of those troubled 15-year-olds that I saw in the film and I think one very important thing I forgot …

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“Choose your battles wisely” – Unknown What are you fighting for? Some of the battles that we face are really not worth the effort, and others are. How do we choose? Where do we put our energy? This choice can often be tough. Sometimes we rush the decision and just react. And later, find ourselves …

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How do you SHOW your love? Do you assume that your friends and family know how you feel? Or do you take the time to TELL them the TRUTH  about what’s on your mind and in your heart? Relationships take work – there’s just no way to around it! We’ve all had relationships that challenge …

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TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – Meet a student who is thinking differently about how she connects with students on campus. She states that we need to make sure that we are aware of how we interact with others because we might not understand what they are going through or what pressures they are dealing with.

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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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Teen Truth Report

News, powerful expert insight, inspiration and tips for action designed to enrich the conversation between youth and adults.

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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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