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2001
United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.Top  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, August 2001. Describes United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc., a nonprofit, national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among American Indian/Alaska Native youth. 2 pages. YFS 00107.
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YouthBuild U.S.A.Top  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, May 2001. Describes the YouthBuild program, which harnesses the positive energies of unemployed young adults to rebuild their communities and their own lives through a commitment to work, education, responsibility, and family. 2 pages. YFS 00106.
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2000
Involving Youth in Civic Life, 2000Top  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, October 2000. Describes two activities that enhance civic involvement by youth: Youth Advisory Councils and Youth Town Hall Meetings. 2 pages. YFS 00005.
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Creating Publications: Write To Fight CrimeTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, April 2000. Describes how youth can create publications to help inform, persuade, and motivate their audience. 8 pages. NCJ 179000.
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Does Your Youth Program Work?Top  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, April 2000. Helps youth get started in evaluating their youth programs. 6 pages. NCJ 179001.
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Making the Most of Your PresentationTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, March 2000. Describes how youth can create a presentation that will get their message across effectively to those who need to hear it. 8 pages. NCJ 178997.
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Working With the MediaTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, March 2000. Describes how youth can publicize their message by working with the media. 8 pages. NCJ 178998.
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Want To Resolve a Dispute? Try MediationTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, March 2000. Describes how youth can create a mediation program in their communities that will help prevent violence. 8 pages. NCJ 178999.
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Raising Awareness and Educating the PublicTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, January 2000. Describes how youth can use a public awareness or education project to bring an important issue to their community's attention. 8 pages. NCJ 178926.
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Arts and Performances for PreventionTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, January 2000. Teaches youth how to use music, drama, dance, and visual arts programs to draw attention to problems in their communities, educate others on the benefits of crime prevention, and suggest ways to prevent crime. 8 pages. NCJ 178927.
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1999
Meetings--Make Them Work!Top  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, September 1999. Describes the characteristics of a good meeting and provides youth with straightforward advice on how to conduct productive meetings and keep meetings moving in a positive direction. 8 pages. NCJ 171692.
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Teens, Crime, and the CommunityTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, September 1999. Describes the activities and goals of Teens, Crime, and the Community, a national program that combines education and action to reduce teen victimization. 2 pages. YFS 9904.
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Two Generations -- Partners in PreventionTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Defines intergenerational programs and explains how youth can work with and assist senior citizens in their communities. 8 pages. NCJ 171687.
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Cross-Age TeachingTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Describes cross-age teaching programs for youth, in which youth share their skills and knowledge with persons either younger or older than they are. 8 pages. NCJ 171688.
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Plan a Special EventTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Explains how youth can plan special events or activities to focus community attention on important issues such as child safety or drug abuse prevention. 8 pages. NCJ 171689.
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Community CleanupTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Defines community cleanup projects as those that bring together volunteers to clean, repair, and improve public spaces or other areas that have been neglected, vandalized, or misused. 6 pages. NCJ 171690.
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Make a Friend -- Be a Peer MentorTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Presents peer mentoring programs for youth (those that match older youth with young students in one-on-one relationships) as a way to prevent or reduce crime. 8 pages. NCJ 171691.
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Hands Without GunsTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Provides information on Hands Without Guns, a public health and education campaign designed to combat gun violence by providing a forum for positive youth voices. 2 pages. YFS 9903.
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Youth Crime Watch of AmericaTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, January 1999. Describes Youth Crime Watch of America, Inc. (YCWA), a nonprofit organization that establishes Youth Crime Watch programs throughout the United States and in other countries. 2 pages. FS 9902.
 
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1998
Wipe Out Vandalism and GraffitiTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, December 1998. Defines vandalism—emphasizing that it is a crime and not a prank—and provides youth with practical and straightforward advice on how to wipe out vandalism and graffiti in their communities. 8 pages. NCJ 171122.
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Stand Up and Start a School Crime Watch!Top  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, December 1998. Encourages youth to set up school crime watch programs and tells them exactly how to get such programs up and running in their schools. 8 pages. NCJ 171123.
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Youth Preventing Drug AbuseTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, December 1998. Encourages youth to set up drug prevention projects in their communities. 8 pages. NCJ 171124.
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Planning a Successful Crime Prevention ProjectTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, April 1998. Offers youth guidance on how to plan a successful community crime prevention project, identifies possible project activities, and cites examples of projects youth have planned and implemented. 28 pages. NCJ 170024.
 
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The National Youth NetworkTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, March 1998. Describes the National Youth Network, which recognizes the importance of youth leadership by uniting young people and adults to enable youth organizations and nonaffiliated youth to have a positive impact in communities and throughout the nation. 2 pages. YFS 9801.
 
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