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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 December, 2010

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Directed by: Frank Capra Screenplay by: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett and Frank Capra Story by: Philip Van Doren Stern This 1946 holiday classic tells the story of George Bailey, family man and active community member. When a competitor comes to town and threatens to destroy everything George has built, he considers …

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Check out the latest SIMPLE TRUTH from our featured professional contributor… “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain Think about how much energy it takes to tell part of the truth, to edit your story, or to make something new up entirely. It totally makes sense that telling …

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#9 TELL THE TRUTH Nothing is more powerful than the truth. Even though it might be hard, speaking your truth can prevent a lot of misunderstandings.

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Read about how this TEEN TRUTH Tribe Member faced a tough situation as she started high school… The whistle blows, and the white water settles into a clear glass. “Nice work today, boys.” The head coach compliments them. “Carmel on three, Carmel on three! ONE-TWO-THREE! CARMEL!” As each guy hops out of the water, the …

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We’re proud to have supported RONNIE BROWN and JASON TAYLOR‘s efforts to MAKE A DIFFERENCE by attending and helping to sponsor the 7th Annual Jason Taylor Charity Smash Ping Pong Tournament earlier this month. We had a blast and it felt really good to MAKE A DIFFERENCE and give back to the community that has …

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A teenager’s self-image can be damaged by what they see on TV, read in magazines and hear from celebrities — and from unkind remarks by others. Teen Truth Live speaker Stephanie Armstrong of San Diego gave some good advice last week to seventh-graders at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Scripps Ranch to bolster their self-confidence. …

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“I would rather give birth to a baby elephant than raise a teenager again. It would be less painful,” says Renee Cassis Hoering of New York City. “I cannot believe that my darling, sweet little girl has turned into a 16-year-old stranger who just wants money from me all the time.” After seeing his son …

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Harrison is a hard working student who receives good grades and is always featured on the Principal’s list. He can often be found on campus helping others out, speaking up when others are not, and inspiring his fellow peers to do the right thing. We are proud to name him our DIFFERENCE MAKER for 2010.

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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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