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Articles by youth citizen journalists are posted on this website. In addition to journalistic articles, Teen Voices of Democracy welcomes opinion pieces, photos, editorial cartoons and links to videos posted on YouTube.

Other topics will be added to this list in the future, so if you have topic you would like to cover that isn't here, please let us know by sending an E-mail to: newsroom@ycjn.us .

Click here to see the procedures for preparing and storing articles before submitting them to Teen Voices of Democracy.

Click here to submit your article or essay to Teen Voices of Democracy.

 

2012 Campaign Issues Topics
   - The Economy - National, Local, Family
   - Health Care - Federal Policies and How They Affect Your Family
   - Energy - Including comments about the Gulf Oil Spill
   - Immigration - Including comments about the Arizona immigration law

Other Issues Topics

Elections, Democracy and Freedom
   - Elections
   - Voting
   - Democracy and Freedom
Issues and Ideas
   - The Environment
   - Education - Quality and Funding
   - Bullying

   - Juvenile Justice
   - Tolerance vs. Discrimination
   - Ethics and Honesty
   - Abuse
   - Censorship
   - Afghanistan and Iraq
General News and Opinions - Personal Observations and Experiences
   - Local Breaking News
   - State News
   - National News
   - International News
   - Professional Entertainment - Movies, music, entertainers
   - College and Pro Sports
   - Media
   - Technology


Content published on the Teen Voices of Democracy and Youth Issues Forum Web sites is based on work supported by a grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). Any opinion, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this Web site are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the EAC or the Institute of Democratic Education. Youth correspondents are encouraged to freely express their opinions and must abide by the guidelines posted on this Web site. Professional editors will monitor all submissions to assure they follow recognized journalistic standards and ethical codes before content appears on this Web site.


Elections and Democracy

Elections

Suggestion: Write a one-sentence opinion statement or a longer article/essay about an article you read or a TV commercial you saw about a mayoral or other election in your city or town. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us.

Democracy and Freedom

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay to summarize the one freedom you think is most important in order to keep democracy strong in America. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article are response now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

 

Issues and Ideas

Healthcare

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay to express your opinion about why the U.S. government should OR shouldn't help pay for your family's health insurance. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

The Economy

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay to say why you believe OR don't believe the U.S. economy is on the road to recovery. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

The Environment

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay to express your opinion about recycling. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

Education

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay to summarize your opinion about the way your school is preparing you for life when you have to work to support yourself and your future family. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article or response now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

Technology

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay about the reason you use social networks such as MySpace, Facebook or Twitter. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article or response now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

Afghanistan and Iraq

Suggestion: Write one sentence or a longer article/essay to explain why the U.S. should our shouldn't send our armed forces into other countries. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

 

Opinions about the News

State News

Suggestion: Write a one-sentence opinion or a longer article/essay about any news that occurred in your state recently. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

National News

Suggestion: Write a one-sentence opinion or a longer article/essay about any news that occurred outside your state recently. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

International News

Suggestion: Write a one-sentence opinion or a longer article/essay about any news that occurred outside the United States recently. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us

Sports News

Suggestion: Write a one-sentence opinion or a longer article/commentary about any college or professional sports team or player. Click the "For Youth Journalists" button above for instructions.

Submit your article now to: newsroom@ycjn.us


Content published on the Teen Voices of Democracy and Youth Issues Forum Web sites is based on work supported by a grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). Any opinion, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this Web site are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the EAC or the Institute of Democratic Education. Youth correspondents are encouraged to freely express their opinions and must abide by the guidelines posted on this Web site. Professional editors will monitor all submissions to assure they follow recognized journalistic standards and ethical codes before content appears on this Web site.