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What Kids Can Do - SEE a 5-MINUTE FLASH PRESENTATION, "WKCD: 10 YEARS AND COUNTING!" Based in Providence, RI, What Kids Can Do (WKCD) is a national nonprofit founded in 2001 by an educator and a journalist with more than 60 years combined experience supporting adolescent learning in and out of school. Using digital, print, and broadcast media, WKCD presses before the broadest audience: the power of what young people can accomplish. The youth who concern WKCD most are those marginalized by poverty, race, and language, ages 12 to 22.
National Safe Place's Txt 4 Help: When youth text the word SAFE and their current location (street address, city and state) to the number 69866, they'll receive the address of the nearest Safe Place site and a phone number for the local youth shelter.
The National Runaway Safeline: Youth can call 1-800-RUNAWAY or chat live on the NRS website for confidential support and referrals to service providers. They may also qualify for a free bus ticket home.
The Trevor Project, Lifeline and TrevorChat: Youth who are feeling alone, confused or in crisis can call 1-866-488-7386 or chat online with a trained advocate. The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
City of Alexandria - Just - 4 - Teens! (Grades 6 - 12) - http://alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=12384
Improv for Ages 11-16 http://wobblerocket.com/
Students across the country are putting their passion for eating right, being active and living healthy into making their schools healthier places. Join them. Get ideas, plan a project and share your success - http://www.studentstakingcharge.org/