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So much to be thankful for and inspired by!

So many current happenings in the world and stories in the mainstream media instill hopelessness, fear, and anger. Yet, there is so much positivity happening as well. Our inspiring campers — and the amazing things you have helped make possible through supporting them — … Continue reading

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6 Teens Who Will Bust Stereotypes and Inspire You to Change the World

Quick. Word association. When you think of teenagers, what do you think of? If the words “inspiring,” “motivated,” “dedicated,” “compassionate,” and “changemaker” don’t immediately spring to mind, read on, because those are the exact words we use to describe the … Continue reading

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YEA Camp Hero Day 6: Ana – Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Advocating for Change

Happy Day 6 of 12 Days of YEA Camp Heroes, a heartwarming showcase that is part of our end-of-year fundraising camp-aign, If Not for YEA Camp. We hope if you are as inspired as we are, you will contribute to help us grow! Today’s … Continue reading

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Camper Profile: High Schooler Too Young to Vote Exemplifies Civic Engagement

Ana Little-Sana of San Diego is just 15 years old — to young to vote — but she wants you to know: ELECTION DAY IS ON TUESDAY!!! Ana is interning for Congressman Scott Peters and is devoted to his re-election. Peters is the … Continue reading

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YEA Campers Making a Difference for Women

International Women’s Day, March 8, is a day which celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women. Violence against women and girls continues to be one of the world’s most widespread human rights violations and is a result of … Continue reading

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Organization To Know: Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood operates more than 800 health centers in almost every state that provide low-cost health care services for women and teens, including birth control, sex education, pregnancy testing, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. Planned Parenthood also provides abortion services, … Continue reading

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Activist Profile: Oregon YEA Camper Deborah speaks to 900 people at Planned Parenthood luncheon

Activist Profile: Deborah W. Fourteen-year-old YEA Camper Deborah, who attended the Oregon 2011 camp, is committed to young women like herself having access to sex education and reproductive health care no matter what their social or economic background is. At … Continue reading

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