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Creating Publications: Write To Fight Crime
(NCJ 179000) April 2000
OJJDP Youth in Action Series, Bulletin, 8 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
 
Describes how youth can create publications to help inform, persuade, and motivate their audience. This Youth in Action Bulletin alerts youth of how their publications contribute to crime prevention, what it takes to start and how to keep the process moving forward, and the potential challenges and rewards of publishing their message. Step-by-step techniques of creating a publication are outlined, including how to go about researching the subject, outlining, writing, editing, and designing the publication, going to press, and distributing the final piece. The Bulletin also gives tips on evaluating whether the publication is successful, and lists organizations to contact for additional information. The Bulletin's writing and format are geared to a youth audience.
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