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On the Web

Safe House

Operation SafeHouse: www.operationsafehouse.org
Operation SafeHouse, with community support, provides emergency shelter, intervention and outreach services to runaways, homeless and other youth in crisis. SafeHouse offers at-risk youth positive alternatives to becoming victims of the streets.

Health information

Cool Nurse: www.coolnurse.com
Cool Nurse was created to help today's teens and young adults achieve and maintain a high level of health, fitness and well-being. Teenagers need to know the latest about health and about their bodies. Health and sex education has been cut from many school budgets. This site is a guide to assist you in making intelligent, informed decisions.

Girl Talk: www.grltlk.org
Girl Talk is a website especially for teen girls all about underage drinking. Get the facts, be informed! You can also submit questions about school, friends, parents, guys — whatever's on your mind!

Weird and wacky

Comics on the Web: www.comics.com

Exploratorium: www.exploratorium.edu
The museum of science, art and human perception at the Palace of Fine Arts in SF.

Similar Minds: www.similarminds.com
Personality tests and quizzes.

Entertainment

Internet Movie Data Base: www.imdb.com

Rotten Tomatoes: www.rottentomatoes.com
Movie information, show times and reviews

All Music: allmusic.com
Extensive music info includes expert reviews, biographies, ratings, images, titles, credits, essays and thousands of descriptive categories.

sputnik7: www.sputnik7.com
Credited as the world's first real-time audio/video Internet entertainment experience, sputnik7 is a broadcast network offering a sophisticated mix of independent music, film, and anime programming via interactive video and audio stations, videos on demand, and digital downloads.

Jobs

Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco
Education requirements, job descriptions, average salaries and more for different jobs.

Professional Writing: owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/pw
Purdue University’s compilation on resume writing, academic applications, etc.

Riverside City Jobs: www.riversideca.gov/human/jobline

Monster.com: www.monster.com

College/high school equivalency

Education Portal: http://education-portal.com/pages/Online_High_Schools.html

Description: Find information about the GED and online high school diplomas. This site is also a great starting point for info on undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, career education and online degree programs.

Collegenet: www.collegenet.com
Comprehensive site on colleges in the United States, financial aid and scholarships.

FAFSA: hwww.fafsa.ed.gov

Vocational school directory: rwm.org/rwm

Community college web: www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/cc

GED information: www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=GEDTS

Department of Education: www.ed.gov/searchResults.jhtml

Teen produced media

Teen 'Zines: http://www.ipl.org/div/teen/browse/rw9000/ For your reading pleasure, the Internet Public Library Teenspace has scoured the Web for the coolest, edgiest and funniest online 'zines. These independent online publications cover a variety of themes, from art and creativity to sexuality and health.

Reel Action: www.proscenia.net/reelaction/production.htm Classes, information and opportunities for teens to create their own media.

Youth radio: www.youthradio.org/index.shtml
From Berkeley, CA. Youth Radio's mission is to promote young people's intellectual, creative and professional growth through training and access to media and to produce the highest quality original media for local and national outlets.

Uth TV: www.uthtv.com
Uth TV is an outlet for the next generation of storytellers. Young people have always had something to say, they just haven't been able to get their voices heard, especially through the mainstream media. Uth TV seeks to identify and work with outstanding teen media makers and to be a place where any youth, no matter their technical skill level, can contribute their voice.

Listen Up! www.listenup.org
Youth media network for young filmmakers and their allies.

Teen Ink: teenink.com
Teen Ink is a monthly print magazine, website, and a book series all written by teens for teens (the magazine and books are available at your library).

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