Free Time: Why it’s Important for Our Kids to Have it

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Undirected play opens up a new world to children where they can solve problems both imagined and real. Unstructured play drives children to be creative, learn and play at their own pace, and removes some of the stress created by the pressure to follow adult rules.

An Anthem for Our Generation

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Courtney Dercqu may be a 20-something, but she’s wise beyond her years.

A Dad Ponders the Loss of the Independence of His Youth and Discovers His Freedom Now

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Dad Sean just turned 40. He had an amazing independence when he was younger, but he would not trade what he has now to get it back. Here’s why.

A Boy Who Could See Only Purple

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Through intense, lyrical images, Dean Kostos presents the early life of an intense, lyrical boy.

Shelters: “Some Days I Turn 20 Away. Today It’s Just One.”

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Michael Lee: “As a youth worker, it is in my bones to save the world….Each call is like someone else’s life flashing before your eyes.”

Help the Youth of Today Stay Creative, Passionate and World-Changing

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The Adobe Youth Voices Awards gives you the chance to see what some of the most creative youths of today are doing in the area of social venture.

Waking Up from the Dreams of Our Fathers

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Edgar Wilson examines what it means to redefine role models for modern youth.

These Videos Will Topple Every Stereotype You Have About Teenagers Today

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Support creativity in today’s youth. Vote for the next documentary superstar.

Banding Together: The Voice of Youth in Baltimore

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A young group of former gang members shed light on a different side of the Baltimore riots.

Agape at the Vape: The Era of the e-Cigarette Is Upon Us

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David Packman questions the emergence of a new “extreme sport” – competitive vaping – highlighting some potential health concerns and the messages it is sending to our youth

Building a Better Society: Survival of Boys in Boarding Schools

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Sally Fraser reflects on what led her to become Director of Boarding School Action, an organization for troubled boys.

Breaking Rules: Breaking Away is Part of Growing Up

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Rules are necessary for the development of society. If they didn’t exist, we’d miss the pleasure of breaking them.