A Day in the Life of a U.S. Teen: Diego Holguin

Diego Holguin is a 17-year-old high school senior who is very active in school . . .

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Dear U.S. Presidential Candidate,

"How will my life be better if you are president?"

"Dear Candidate," Youth Today's latest stirring visual piece, features young people of color from the VOX Teen Communications in Atlanta, posing questions to and seeking understanding and fairness from 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Could You Survive One Month Living in Poverty? A Simulation for Youth Workers and Educators

At the National Youth-At-Risk Conference held in Savannah, Georgia, last spring, 82 youth workers and educators signed up to see if they could survive for one month living in poverty . . .

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Family Wants Answers on NY Teen’s Death

Dayshen McKenzie, 16, collapsed and died of an apparent asthma attack after he and a group of mostly black friends were chased by a group of white boys shouting racial slurs.

Naloxone in Georgia

Naloxone, a medicine used to stop the effects of an opioid overdose, can be easily applied via a squirt through the nose or a shot in the arm. Because of the Georgia 911 Medical Amnesty Law, both civilians and first-responding law enforcement can administer Naloxone themselves or seek help without fear of punishment in a situation where seconds can count.