Apps for Youth, By Youth

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Our Time (Facebook) is a nonprofit dedicated to youth empowerment through the voting process. Teen Book Finder (iOS), developed by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), helps teens, parents, teachers, and librarians find the best books and media for teens. Victoria Walker, an 11-year-old from California, designed Rode Dog (coming to Android, iOs, and Windows Phone soon) at an AT&T-sponsored hackathon to stop texting and driving.

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Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good

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” Presented by filmmaker Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, SOS_Slaves aims to raise trafficking awareness in teens while empowering them with the tools to take responsibility and speak out against this issue. The empowerment of girls in third world countries is a topic many corporate sponsors are looking to endorse. By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change.

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