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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 February, 2011

Yesterday, at rallies across the country, educators joined with other public employees in solidarity with unions and workers in Wisconsin. The pick-them-off-one-state-at-a-time strategy of big business and pundits is ideologically paired with the pick-them-off-one-school-district-at-a-time strategy now visiting our state. On Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. the Fontana Unified School District Board of Education will …

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On Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 CADA/CASL and TEEN TRUTH LIVE teamed up to present a groundbreaking experience to a diverse crowd of administrators, educators, and students in Orange County. Presenting to a capacity crowd, THE SCHOOL SAFETY ROAD SHOW combined local, state, and nationally recognized resources to help Orange County schools foster safe and productive …

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QUESTION: “ok so i am in 12th grade and i have been lesbian since 6th grade. my parents just found out this year and they were so p*%$ed. they said that i was sick in the head and was ruining my life. so i had to convince them that i’m not a lesbian, but the …

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TEEN TRUTH filmmaking team, Erahm Christopher and JC Pohl, recommend the following film because it made them think… BEAUTIFUL LOSERS Directed by: Aaron Rose & Joshua Leonard This powerful documentary follows the creative careers of a group of Do-It-Yourself artists who pioneered their own artistic and cultural movement in the 1990s. Influenced by street culture …

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#13 LEAD, DON’T FOLLOW Ignore the pressure to follow along when you know it’s wrong. DO THE RIGHT THING – being a leader means being brave enough to step away from the crowd to stand up for what’s right.

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Check out the latest SIMPLE TRUTH from our featured professional contributor… “No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.”  – John Donne, 17th century poet This is an incredible time to be young. But it’s also a time of great challenge. It …

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Read Part III of this TEEN TRUTH Tribe Member‘s personal story of challenge and resilience… A year later I was able to start the season off with a clean slate, knowing that the girls I had the most problems with had graduated, and that the whole team was ready to start over. I still have …

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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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