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United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.Top  
 August 2001. This paper describes the history, structure, and current activities of United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY). 2 pages. NCJ 189412.
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YouthBuild U.S.A.Top  
 May 2001. This fact sheet provides an overview of the YouthBuild U.S.A. program where young adults rebuild their communities and their own lives through a commitment to work, education, responsibility, and family. 2 pages. NCJ 188259.
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Involving Youth in Civic LifeTop  
 October 2000. This article describes two activities that enhance the civic involvement of youth: Youth Advisory Councils and Youth Town Hall Meetings. 2 pages. NCJ 185309.
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Creating Publications: Write To Fight CrimeTop  
 April 2000. This bulletin guides the reader through the publication process for crime prevention compositions, from researching the subject of the publication to distributing the final product. 8 pages. NCJ 179000.
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Does Your Youth Program Work?Top  
 April 2000. This paper emphasizes the importance of conducting evaluations of youth programs, and then offers suggestions for designing and implementing a program evaluation. 6 pages. NCJ 179001.
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Making the Most of Your PresentationTop  
 March 2000. This bulletin describes techniques for planning and conducting an effective presentation. 8 pages. NCJ 178997.
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Working With the MediaTop  
 March 2000. This bulletin describes how to work with the media in efforts to prevent community crime. 8 pages. NCJ 178998.
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Want To Resolve a Dispute? Try MediationTop  
 March 2000. Mediation has helped reduce violence in neighborhoods and in schools, especially the use of peer mediation, and steps involved in implementing a mediation program are considered. 8 pages. NCJ 178999.
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Raising Awareness and Educating the PublicTop  
 January 2000. This bulletin suggests ways to raise public awareness and educate the public concerning strategies for preventing crime. 8 pages. NCJ 178926.
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Arts and Performances for PreventionTop  
 January 2000. This bulletin describes using arts and performances to convey messages of crime and violence prevention. 8 pages. NCJ 178927.
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Meetings--Make Them Work!Top  
 September 1999. This is a step-by-step guide to holding successful meetings and a list of resources for planning successful projects. 8 pages. NCJ 171692.
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Teens, Crime, and the CommunityTop  
 September 1999. This fact sheet provides an overview of the OJJDP-funded Teens, Crime, and the Community program, a national program that combines education and action to reduce teen victimization. 2 pages. NCJ 247969.
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Two Generations -- Partners in PreventionTop  
 July 1999. Bringing together the energy, skills, and insights of two generations, especially the idealism of youth and the wisdom of age, provides communities with a powerful volunteer force for a wide range of crime prevention initiatives. 8 pages. NCJ 171687.
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Cross-Age TeachingTop  
 July 1999. This bulletin describes cross-age teaching, which occurs when skills and knowledge are shared between age groups to achieve results across a broad spectrum, including crime and drug prevention, traditional academic subjects, and special skills. 8 pages. NCJ 171688.
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Plan a Special EventTop  
 July 1999. Special events can be planned and implemented to address a variety of problems, including gang activity, drug-related behavior, and general crime prevention in schools and communities, and guidelines on how to plan these events are offered. 8 pages. NCJ 171689.
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Community CleanupTop  
 July 1999. Community cleanup programs can produce tangible results in crime prevention because crime is less likely to occur when neighborhoods are clean, well-lighted, and used frequently by residents and their friends. 6 pages. NCJ 171690.
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Make a Friend -- Be a Peer MentorTop  
 July 1999. Mentoring programs, when carefully designed, may prevent or reduce juvenile crime by providing positive influences for young people who need extra attention or who do not have a good support system available to them. 8 pages. NCJ 171691.
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Hands Without GunsTop  
 July 1999. This article describes Hands Without Guns, a public health and education campaign of the Educational Fund to End Handgun Violence (EFEHV) that rests on the model of positive youth development and engages youth as violence prevention advocates in their communities. 2 pages. NCJ 177527.
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Youth Crime Watch of AmericaTop  
 January 1999. Describes Youth Crime Watch of America, Inc. (YCWA), a nonprofit organization that establishes Youth Crime Watch programs throughout the United States and in other countries. 2 pages. NCJ 175084
Wipe Out Vandalism and GraffitiTop  
 December 1998. This bulletin explains to youth how to start and conduct a project to prevent or reduce vandalism and graffiti and suggests some activities they can organize. 8 pages. NCJ 171122.
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Stand Up and Start a School Crime Watch!Top  
 December 1998. This bulletin explains to youth how to start and operate a school crime watch, a student-led effort that helps youth watch out for each other to make the entire school area safer and more enjoyable and to take a share of responsibility for their school community. 8 pages. NCJ 171123.
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Youth Preventing Drug AbuseTop  
 December 1998. This bulletin presents ideas on how youth can develop a drug prevention project to educate children, youth, and adults about the dangers of illegal drugs; provide skills to help people refuse drugs; develop peer and community support for drug-free lifestyles; help people find drug treatment programs; or reclaim public areas frequented by drug dealers. 8 pages. NCJ 171124.
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Planning a Successful Crime Prevention ProjectTop  
 April 1998. Guidance on how young people can plan a successful community crime prevention project is offered, possible project activities are identified, and examples of projects young people have planned and implemented are cited. 28 pages. NCJ 170024.
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The National Youth NetworkTop  
 March 1998. This fact sheet provides information about the history, mission, and organizational structure of the OJJDP-founded National Youth Network. 2 pages. NCJ 247911.
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