What's Health to You?

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"Health is the basis for everything; if you want to study or work, you need to be in good physical and mental health." 15-17 Female South Africa The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released their latest report, "Health for the World's Adolescents." The report reveals information from published evidence and consultations from youth 10-19 years old. It answers questions such as what is the number one cause of illness and disability among adolescents. The focus of the rep...


Hey VOY! I had the chance to interview Kayla Montgomery, an inspiring high school runner, who not only tells us about the power of sport but about MS. Glide along with Kayla in this exclusive VOY interview! Please, tell us your name: Kayla Montgomery Your age: 18 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I am originally from the United States. I'm from Ravenna, Ohio but I currently live in Winston Salem, North Carolina. You a...


OneMinutesJr. Your Words Don't Hurt Me

Posted April 16, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Thanks to 15 year old Smitri Ojha from Nepal, we have a resilient OneMinutesJr. this Thursday! If you would like to comment on Your Words Don't Hurt Me, feel free to leave drop a few lines below in the conversation box.


Soccer Without Borders: Development and Peace in Nicaragua

Posted April 14, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Soccer Without Borders (Fútbol Sin Fronteras) celebrated International Day of Sport. Soccer Without Borders uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change in the lives of young girls. They are located in Nicaragua, Uganda, and the U.S., but we received our first blog post from Nicaragua! In Granada, Nicaragua, they focus specifically on providing more sport and educational opportunities to Nicaraguan girls. They combine practices, soccer games and activities that focus on the de...


Step by Step

Posted April 10, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We all have the right to be included regardless of our race, disabilities, religion, or birth status. We should be able to actively participate in our community regardless of our disabilities. Do you believe governments and your schools are taking the right steps to include everyone? Note about the video: This OneMinutesJr. was created in Sri Lanka by Nilani Chandrakumar, 18.


Voices of Youth Inspire! Catching Waves with Easkey Britton

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Please tell us your name: Easkey Britton Your age: 28 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? West coast of Ireland According to your business card – what’s your job title? Surfer. Scientist. Artist. Explorer. Give us 10 words that describe your typical work day? Unpredictable, flexible, freedom, elemental, challenging, inspiring, creative, communication, connection, passion. In a nutshell, how did you get to where...


Show How You Can Make "Peace in the Streets"

Posted April 8, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Peace in the Streets Call for Submissions Make a 1-3 minute film on how you would make peace in the streets. Tell your story of peace through a film. This is your chance to engage with others, speak, and act towards a peaceful world. Who Can Make a Film? There are three age categories and will have winners from each age group. You can include as many people as you want in your video, be sure to include names. Deadline for entries is May 31, 2014. 8 and under...


You have the Power to Change Our Facebook Timeline!

Posted April 7, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Empower Yourself and Others Around You with the Team Selfie! What do we take a picture of? - Gather your teammates, friends, schoolmates, or take your own selfie - Maybe your team just had your first practice outside together – take a selfie! Show your strength through a picture– this is YOU! How do we submit our team selfie? - Click the blue create a post - You can either 1) Click Text Article and follow the instructions to fill out a post. Once y...


Making sign language the world's language

Posted April 3, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Santoshi Budhathoki, 18, Nepal, 2014) Created at the 2014 Nepal OneMinutesJr. workshop on "Child Friendliness in My City." How do you sign in your own language? If you were going to sign a one minute clip like Santoshi, what would you sign or perform about?


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