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A New Era in Education?

At The Century Council, we are interested in discovering the new trends in education and are always on the lookout for the newest innovations to hit the classrooms. It is no surprise that schools are on the verge of taking a great leap towards technology in the way learning is provided...

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Make a date with your child

As parents, we worry about our children. It’s our job! We worry about their nutrition, about their friendships, about their grades and about their futures. As they go through transitions, whether from elementary to middle school, or high school to college we hope that they will make good decisions. How...

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Winners of the sunglasses challenge!

It’s National Sunglasses Day so that means it’s time to announce the winner of our Ask, Listen, Learn sunglasses challenge! We filled bins with 790 green and blue “Say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking” shades, and the response of guesses was incredible! 265 people liked...

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Six Tips to Make Sure Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix This Summer

School is over and summer vacations are finally here!  This time of year can be especially challenging for both youth as well as parents.  In most cases, this is a period of transition for youth: whether it’s starting middle school, or graduating from high school and heading to college.  Kids...

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Welcome our new Superstars!

The Ask, Listen, Learn team is happy to announce our new Superstars: The winners from Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy’s Choose to Matter Contest! Check out their Superstar page today and see the full set of photos from their trip on flikr!

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Communities win big with Together Counts

At The Century Council, we are always excited when our friends encourage kids to live a healthy lifestyle. We’re halfway through the year and the Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids And Alcohol Don’t Mix program has had a busy schedule that culminated in the “Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day” event at Capitol Hill...

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Win Ask, Listen, Learn sunglasses!!

Hey team! The sunglasses giveaway we’re been tweeting about is finally here!! We’ve filled these tubs with “Say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking” Ask, Listen, Learn sunglasses and want to send you your own pair! All you have to do is tweet us how many sunglasses you...

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Lace up those sneakers!

Lace up those sneakers because today is National Running Day! From the National Running Day website, this day is dedicated to everything about running: “A day when runners everywhere declare their passion for running. Wherever we are and whomever we’re with, we run—fast or slow, alone or with others, all over town...

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The DC Scores Jamboree was a huge success!

This past Saturday June 1st was a history-making day for DC youth soccer. The 18th annual DC SCORES Jamboree! brought together over 1,450 DC SCORES participants from 45 elementary and middle schools and all 8 wards of Washington, DC. The students, whose families lined every field, played a collective 148...

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