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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 September, 2010

From coast to coast, TEEN TRUTH hits the road, spreading our message! TEEN TRUTH Speaker RYAN BELFLOWER (right) MAKES A DIFFERENCE with students at Frontier High School in Bakersfield, CA.

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“From it seeming to be so doesn’t mean that it necessarily is so. What one can ask is, does it make sense to doubt it?” – Ludwig Wittgenstein A very smart person once realized he could doubt almost anything. Try it. You can doubt your likes and your dislikes. You can doubt your friends. You …

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”Stop Waiting on the World to Change” When my cousin Derek was born he was a healthy baby boy, but just six months later he was given a shot, which we think caused an adverse reaction and changed his life forever. Derek was diagnosed with epilepsy and was plagued by both common and serious seizures. …

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TEEN TRUTH filmmaking team, Erahm Christopher and JC Pohl, recommend the following film because it made them think I AM SAM Directed by: Jessie Nelson Written by: Kristine Johnson, Jessie Nelson In this touching family drama, a man with the mental capacity of a 7-year-old fights to keep custody of his daughter as she begins …

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Here’s the latest from the TEEN TRUTH newsroom: TEEN TRUTH Takes FIT DECK on the Road! TEEN TRUTH is excited to partner with FIT DECK! These innovative exercise playing cards come in a variety of useful decks that are great for teens and adults. We’ve been taking Yoga and Body Weight with us on the …

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Learn about the Gear Up Program, a federal grant offered by the US Department of Education to help “gear” kids up to achieve success in both life and at school. This Gear Up Program works to serve youth in the Laredo, TX area, as they provide support and follow a cohort of students from 7th …

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Every year when its back to school time, I always reflect on my years in the public education system. I’m not going to lie – it sucked and I hated every minute of it. Schools are the building blocks for tomorrow. They’re suppose to guide us into adulthood and shape our minds so we can …

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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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