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November Mission

Although I have already done something like this/ doing this currently, I will share my story anyway: When I was in eleventh grade, I decided that sexual harassment was happening way too often in my school.I thought that more needed to be done. So I emailed my assistant principal and told him my thoughts. I […]

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Demanding Liberation

My name is Bukky, I am 16 years old and I go to school in rural Idaho. I am a part of my school’s Speech and Debate program and play Varsity basketball and volleyball. I live with my parents, my older brother and my younger sister. Both of my parents have professional degrees and work […]

Changing Culture is an Act of Love

My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go. I love and embrace my culture because that is what I grew up to do and I feel like it has made me the person I am today. I was born in Cairo, Egypt but my […]

Machismo’s Vicious Reign in My Latinx Community

What is Machismo? Machismo is a predominant “traditional” belief in Latinx communities that women are inferior to men. Machismo takes forms in various ways and often is culturally ingrained within Latinx communities. Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations. Often coming from “La mujer […]

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The Power of All Youth

Youth of all shapes and forms have voices that carry truth and passion. Yet, the youth voice is a lost voice. It gets buried in single story stereotypes and societal norms that tells us power comes with age or in the form of a white male. This mentality suppresses true representation and causes individuals to […]

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A Story a Day

“A Story A Day” is a multimedia campaign, designed to raise awareness in our community about the issues of harassment, violence, and discrimination that are taking place on a far too frequent basis. The process of reporting these incidents in our school district is really inaccessible and confusing, so we wanted to help students anonymously […]

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Cool Apps I Love

These apps are ones I have used or found in the Apple App Store that promote healthy relationships. Descriptions are pulled from the apps’ descriptions given in the app store.

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Instagram Activism at the HOSA Project

“Our HOSA (Health Occupation Student of America) Project is on Teen Dating Abuse and we are using Instagram to spread awareness about what can happen in an abusive relationship as well as the different types of abuse. We are spreading the word to as many people as we can on the topic to get others involved […]

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Teen Film: Just Kidding, Just Fine and Other Lies

Just Kidding, Just Fine and Other Lies is a 74 minute movie that was written by students, filmed by North Metro Television and supported by the Anoka Country Domestic and Sexual Violence Coalition. The students’ goal is for the film to be used in community awareness, education and action initiatives. The topics addressed by the film include bullying, cyberbullying, and teen dating […]

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Getting Help: Coming Soon

Hey Ambassadors – yeah, you! We want to hear stories about how you or someone you know has given or gotten help. Did you stand by a friend as they navigated a break up or had a difficult conversation with a significant other? Have you ever asked for help when you weren’t being respected by your […]

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Cool School: Coming Soon

Hey Ambassadors – yeah, you! We need your stories. Share with us the cool things you’re doing in your school to raise awareness about teen dating violence and digital abuse. You can do this by clicking “Share Your Story” at the top of the page.

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A Better Me: Coming Soon

Hey Ambassadors – yeah, you! We need your stories. Share with us the things you’re doing in your life to create a better you. This could be something you’re reading that is changing you, a story of something that’s happened recently to grow you, a method of self-care, a story about how you’ve built healthy relationships […]