TEEN TRUTH: FEATURED FILM – RUDY

TEEN TRUTH filmmaking team, Erahm Christopher and JC Pohl, recommend the following film because it made them think… RUDY Directed by: David Anspaugh Written by: Angelo Pizzo Raised in a steel mill town where few ever make it to college, Rudy has big dreams. Half...

TEEN TRUTH: SIMPLE TRUTH – KEEP REACHING OUT

Check out the latest SIMPLE TRUTH from our Featured Contributor… “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good people do nothing.” – Edmund Burke (1729-1797) Working in law enforcement you get accustomed to dealing with bad...

TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – GET LOST

Check out the latest VOICES from this TEEN TRUTH Tribe Member… When you believe in someone, that belief has the power to change their life forever. This is especially true in my case. Growing up in a home with domestic violence put a tough strain on how I acted...

TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – Diffusing the Issues

TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – Various students comment on how the TEEN TRUTH LIVE presentation places the emphasis on the issues while the PLUS Program teaches students how to diffuse the issues. Another student says giving information on how to solve an issue is vital...

Andrew Schwartz (2011)

Andrew Schwartz is a senior at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, NY. He is the first student in the history of TEEN TRUTH LIVE to organize TEEN TRUTH LIVE sessions at not only his school, but three sister schools, and a community wide parents night. He is a...

Anilise Provenzano (2011)

Here’s what teachers had to say: “Anilise’s attitude is one that cares about her education, no matter what. Her determination to make the most out of every minute she is in class is admirable. She always volunteers to do everything, takes setbacks well without...

Irisbel Gonzalez (2011)

Seldom, and far between, do you find such overall excellence in a young Latina. Irisbel is the perfect role model for her peers, especially English Language Learners at Britton Middle School. She works hard on her grades, she is active in school activities, she is a...

Taylor Chavez (2011)

It’s with great honor to nominate Taylor Chavez as our DIFFERENCE MAKER from The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. Taylor’s story is very unique and motivating. She has taken the many physical hardships in her life due to athletic...

TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT – SILENTLY SCREAMING

Check out the latest INSIGHT from TEEN TRUTH intern Justine Gussow… In fourth grade, my teacher gave my class an assignment to write a short story relating to Thanksgiving. The story I wrote was about a turkey living on a farm. In the weeks leading up to...

Jessica Rosell (2011)

We have selected Jessica Rosell, a freshman at Creative Connections Arts Academy as being extraordinary in trying to create change and unite students. Jessica is an innovator and is continually coming up with ideas to make our school a safe and caring community....