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A Nonprofit 501 (c) (3) Organization and Public Charity


Our Mission: “To bring about a ten-percent reduction in youth violence, bullying, and abuse, through volunteerismeducation, and teamwork and the improve the health of children and youth.”

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YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program (VBPHP)

A Universal Youth Violence, Bullying, and Abuse, Prevention Program Available Nationwide


Where Youth and Adults Meet Halfway to Reduce Violence and Bullying

 "Helping protect the whole youth, and nothing but the youth" (c)

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YouthAlert! (YA!) VBPHP Correlates Directly with the 17 U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

 

Target 15.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation

 

Target 15.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

 

Target 16.1 Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere

 

Target 16.2 End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children

On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.  Link   Official Document PDF

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YouthAlert! (YA!) VBPHP correlates directly with all four “Prevention” points in the U.N. Security Council Resolution No. 2250 on Youth Security


10. Urges Members States to facilitate an inclusive and enabling environment in which youth actors, including youth from different backgrounds, are recognised and provided with adequate support to implement violence prevention activities and support social cohesion;

 

11. Stresses the importance of creating policies for youth that would positively contribute to peacebuilding efforts, including social and economic development, supporting projects designed to grow local economies, and provide youth employment opportunities and vocational training, fostering their education, and promoting youth entrepreneurship and constructive political engagement;

 

12. Urges Member States to support, as appropriate, quality education for peace that equips youth with the ability to engage constructively in civic structures and inclusive political processes;

 

13. Calls on all relevant actors to consider instituting mechanisms to promote a culture of peace, tolerance, intercultural and interreligious dialogue that involve youth and discourage their participation in acts of violence, terrorism, xenophobia, and all forms of discrimination;

On December 9, 2015, the United Nations Security Council, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2250, Urges Member States to Increase Representation of Youth in Decision-Making at All Levels  Link    Report PDF

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YouthAlert! (YA!) - Win The War! Against Violence is an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSCO) in the United Nations. 2 Pages PDF

YouthAlert! (YA!) - Win The War! Against Violence is associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI). Accreditation with other UN entities: WHO, UNDCP, UNHRC, UNICEF, UNESCO.

YouthAlert! (YA!) - Win The War! Against Violence is a member of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) a program of the United Nations Foundation.
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YouthAlert! (YA!) and U.N. ECOSOC
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YouthAlert! (YA!) with U.N. Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
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YouthAlert! (YA!) and UNESCO
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YouthAlert! (YA!) and World Health Organization (WHO) NYC
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YouthAlert! (YA!) and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children
YouthAlert! (YA!) with the U.N. African Union Delegation, and at the U.N. Missions of Central African Republic, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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