National Financial Awareness Day Survey: Cash is Still King with Teens When it Comes to Purchases

Research by Junior Achievement and Alliance Data Shows that Cash is Still Popular with Teens, but Technology is Becoming a Favored Money Management Tool
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August 14, 2019  /3BL Media/ -Teens may love technology, but most still rely on cash when it comes to purchases and getting money from mom and dad. In fact, 80 percent of teens who receive money from parents or caregivers say it is in the form of cash and 75 percent of teens say they have made purchases in cash. Despite this, budgeting apps are gaining in popularity.

Girls With Impact: Equipping 10,000 Girls as Tomorrow’s CEOs

By Jennifer Openshaw, CEO, Girls With Impact

Stanley Black and Black & Decker wanted to engage its employees while supporting diversity.

Houlihan Lawrence, the brokerage firm owned by Berkshire Hathaway, wanted to demonstrate to its 1300 agents its commitment to the next generation.

Eversource Energy sought purpose as it launched its internal women’s network for the first time while hoping to lead change in its industry.

Calling Teen Filmmakers: Toyota and Discovery Launch Safe Driving PSA Challenge

2018 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Open for Entries: Winner to Receive $15,000 Grant and Opportunity to Work with Discovery Communications’ Network to Produce TV-Ready
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Now in its sixth year, Toyota and Discovery Education have kicked off the 2018 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, inviting 9-12 grade students to submit an original 30-60 second Public Service Announcement for teens about safe driving habits.

Youth Voices Empowering Movements: A Conversation With Aria Finger, CEO of DoSomething.org

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, we talk with Aria Finger (@AriaIrene), CEO of DoSomething.org (@DoSomething). DoSomething.org started off as a small grassroots organization and has grown to a “tech-company” style nonprofit that now reaches 5.5 million teens and young adults ages 13-25 in every part of the United States and 130+ countries around the world.

Announcing Our 2017 Inventor’s Challenge Winners

By Anne Wintroub

For the past several months, AT&T has been collaborating with Imagination Foundation on our second-annual Inventor’s Challenge – bringing together young people from around the world to create innovative, imaginative and often totally viable solutions that solve problems in their schools and communities. This year, we saw entries from nearly 10,000 kids and teens from pre-k to high school, with ideas that ranged from a 3D-printed soap dispenser to spring-loaded “sky shoes” to help anyone reach great heights.

Teenage Filmmakers at Ghetto Film School Screen Their Thesis Project, "El Coche Rojo"


This year's class of Ghetto Film School Fellows recently screened the family drama they shot on location in Spain, "El Coche Rojo," at a Paley Center for Media event in New York sponsored by 21st Century Fox. GFS teaches filmmaking to young people from communities traditionally underrepresented in Hollywood, and its Fellows Program gives the students the chance to create an entirely original short film. 21CF is a longtime supporter of Ghetto Film School and works hand-in-hand with the organization to provide new avenues into the entertainment industry.

Health Alliance on Alcohol Helps Parents Talk to Teens About Underage Drinking

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The Health Alliance on Alcohol is a national public initiative developed in partnership with the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, White Plains Hospital, and HEINEKEN USA to prevent underage drinking. Since 2005, the Health Alliance on Alcohol has provided parents, mentors and community leaders impactful tools on how to engage teens in honest, fact-based conversations on underage alcohol use and its effects. Visit www.healthallianceonalcohol.com and follow us on twitter @DiscussAlcohol.

New Emoji Empowers Teens to Stop Online Bullying


With teens spending an average of nine hours a day interacting with media, especially social media, it's no surprise online bullying has become a rampant issue.

Allstate #theysay: Luis, 13

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Teen volunteer Luis, 13, overcomes the stereotype that teens are always on their phones and too busy by connecting with his friends to initiate a food drive at his school, proving that the “smallest thing could make the biggest difference.” Listen to Luis share his story: https://youtu.be/pLDHCRlNq0E


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