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TEDxYouth@Montreal Announces Sponsors For 2013 Event

Montreal’s Vigilant Global among companies who will help inspire teens
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October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - TEDxYouth @ Montreal, an organization that holds events designed to empower and inspire young people, announced its sponsors for its upcoming second annual event geared towards youth aged 11 to 17. The event will take place on November 16 and will coincide with both Universal Children’s Day and TEDx Youth Day where countless similar events will take place worldwide that weekend.

Whittier-Area Resident Jarred Pena Receives 2013 “Maytag Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
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WHITTIER, CA, OCT. 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announce that Jarred Peña has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for his demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.

Predictors of Substance Abuse Identified among Teens with Bipolar Disorder

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Washington D.C., October 2, 2013 – A study published in the October 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that approximately one in three teens with bipolar disorder developed substance abuse, for the first time, during 4 years of follow-up. The study also identified several risk factors that predicted who among these teens was most likely to develop substance abuse.

Help Us Take on the Issue of Kids, Ads, and Online Privacy at SxSW

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A recent Pew Center study found that 81% of parents are concerned about how much information advertisers collect about their kids.

What We’re Reading: UK Censorship, How Teens Spend Time Online, Is Facebook Still Hip?

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To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of interesting stories our team’s been reading over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF

July 4 Continues as Deadliest Day on the Road for All Americans

Allstate Foundation survey reveals 26 percent jump in teens who say texting while driving is distracting
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June 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Independence Day is typically a time for barbecues, family gatherings, and celebrating the birth of our nation, however, for many travelers this holiday it may end in tragedy. According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), July 4 is now the deadliest day on the road for all Americans. 

100,000 Teens Speak Up for Safe Driving During Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Cookeville High School in Tennessee chosen as the winner of the Act Out Loud program
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – More than 100,000 teens across the country raised their voices for teen safe driving as a part of this year’s Act Out Loud contest, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation and National Organizations for Youth Safety. Students at nearly 350 schools were challenged to design a t-shirt, a poster and host a rally in the spring to encourage more teens to have a conversation with their peers about staying safe on the road.

Percentage of Teens Who Think They Will be Financially Dependent on Parents Until age 25-27 More Than Doubles, New Survey Finds

Junior Achievement USA® and The Allstate Foundation survey indicates teens are more optimistic about financial futures, yet concerned about paying for higher education
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April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2013 Teens and Personal Finance Poll shows that teenagers are more optimistic about their financial futures, with a 20 percent increase in teens believing they will be financially better off than their parents. However, part of their financial security comes from depending on parents until a later age.

The Allstate Foundation Reaches Nearly 100,000 Survivors of Domestic Violence and Educates One Million Teens on Safe Driving in 2012

More than $19 million donated to nonprofits to create safer, stronger communities
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March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - From ending domestic violence and supporting teen safe driving to helping Americans prepare for catastrophe, The Allstate Foundation has helped address society’s most pressing issues in 2012. More than $19 million from the Foundation supported the work of local and national nonprofits to build safe, diverse and financially strong communities.

Help Kids Keep Their Online Information Private and Advertisers at Bay

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Kids spend a lot of time online, and the information they post – and even the information they don’t post such as where they click, what they like, what they’re searching for – is valuable data to organizations who want to sell them something.

Whether they know it or not, in a single day, kids who use social networks and mobile devices are sharing lots of data that can be used to create and deliver very targeted advertising to them. Here’s a look at part of a teen’s day, the digital trail they’re leaving, and what you can do to help them protect their privacy.

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Kids spend a lot of time online, and the information they post – and even the information they don’t post such as where they click, what they like, what they’re searching for – is valuable data to organizations who want to sell them something.

Whether they know it or not, in a single day, kids who use social networks and mobile devices are sharing lots of data that can be used to create and deliver very targeted advertising to them. Here’s a look at part of a teen’s day, the digital trail they’re leaving, and what you can do to help them protect their privacy.

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