Riverside Public Library
On the Web
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco
Education requirements, job descriptions, average salaries and more for different jobs.
Purdue University’s compilation on resume writing, academic applications, etc.
Riverside City Jobs: www.riversideca.gov/human/jobline
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.
Comprehensive site on colleges in the United States, financial aid and scholarships.
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 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.