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H.R.2721 Youth Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 08, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

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    • Tell Congress to support violence prevention policies - July 24, 2012 by Jim Castagnera - First is the Youth PROMISE Act, which is bill number HR 2721 in the House, and is pending introduction in the Senate. Second is State Department and Foreign Appropriations funding, as part of the State and Foreign ...

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      As noted by Jim Castagnera on July 24, 2012, "First is the Youth PROMISE Act, which is bill number HR 2721 in the House, and is pending introduction in the Senate. Second is State Department and Foreign Appropriations funding, as part of the State and Foreign ..." (/url?q=http://terrortrials.blogspot.com/2012/07/tell-congress-to-support-violence.html&sa=U&ei=RZ0RULGaH4T48gSX54CYAQ&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNFQq61wwBXkhkh8rvFwMejvKYh8cg)
    • Tell Congress to support violence prevention policies - July 24, 2012 by Jim Castagnera - First is the Youth PROMISE Act, which is bill number HR 2721 in the House, and is pending introduction in the Senate. Second is State Department and Foreign Appropriations funding, as part of the State and Foreign ...

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    • Representative Bobby Scott Meets With DC Fellows - July 20, 2012 by Campaign for Youth Justice - Mr. Scott spoke extensively about the Youth PROMISE (Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education) Act (H.R. 2721). He encouraged fellows to look past simple catchphrases ...

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      As noted by Campaign for Youth Justice on July 20, 2012, "Mr. Scott spoke extensively about the Youth PROMISE (Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education) Act (H.R. 2721). He encouraged fellows to look past simple catchphrases ..." (/url?q=http://www.campaignforyouthjusticeblog.org/2012/07/representative-bobby-scott-meets-with.html&sa=U&ei=RZ0RULGaH4T48gSX54CYAQ&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFXcWDEnQ6mXhbrlFAR46bF4ohU1Q)

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    • Three distinct peace initiatives mark International Day of Peace - September 21, 2011 by Latina Lista - Enact the Youth PROMISE Act (HR 2721), groundbreaking, bipartisan legislation that will provide communities with transformative support to prevent youth violence. In the nation's most violence-ridden communities, the legislation will provide a lifelin

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      As noted by Latina Lista on September 21, 2011, " Enact the Youth PROMISE Act (HR 2721), groundbreaking, bipartisan legislation that will provide communities with transformative support to prevent youth violence. In the nation's most violence-ridden communities, the legislation will provide a lifelin" (http://www.latinalista.net/mediacasts/2011/09/three_distinct_peace_initiatives_mark_in.html)
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