News Feature: Dominican-American Teen Author Looking to Include Dominica in Caribbean Book Tour

Dominica News Online – Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 10:14 AM Young self-published her first book in 2018 at the age of 16 Anyé Young, a Dominican-American teen author and advocate for children with incarcerated parents, has self-published her first book, “Teen Guide to Living With Incarcerated Parents.” The book, published on Father’s Day, June 2018 when Young was just 16 …

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PRESS RELEASE: Teen Author Anyé Young Partners With FAMM.org for FAMMilies for Justice Reform Conference

Contact: Above Prestige Public Relations, 202-670-6489 info@AbovePrestigePR.com Teen Author Anyé Young is Featured Speaker for FAMMilies for Justice Reform Conference #TGLWIP Author and Teen Advocate Continues Her Mission of Speaking Up for Children With Incarcerated Parents TAMPA, Fla. – March 25, 2019 – PRLog — Anyé Young continues her work as a teen advocate in partnership with FAMM.org for the Empower. Advocate. Win. Conference to bring together advocates, …

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63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Symposium

Women at the Frontier: Healing, Empowering, and Nurturing Mindful Leaders The 63rd session of the United Nations (UN) Commission of the Status of Women from over 193 countries gathered thousands of community leaders, non-profit organization participants and activists to New York City to discuss issues pertaining to this year’s priority theme: social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality …

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FAMM.org: “Speaking Out and Breaking a Vicious Cycle”

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) is a USA nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. founded in 1991 to challenge what are believed to be inflexible and excessive penalties required by mandatory sentencing laws. FAMM seeks to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping communities safe. As part of FAMM’s advocacy …

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WeGotUsNow: Our Voices Series “Bittersweet”

HOLIDAY SEASON: BITTERSWEET Anye Young’s story is featured alongside other personal accounts from daughters, sons and families who discuss their truth about experiencing a parent incarcerated during the Holiday Season. The following is an excerpt from her open letter: “ “My name is Anyé Young.. I’m 16 years old, a senior in high school, and an honors student. My father …

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A Teen’s Guide to Healing From Parental Incarceration

Article published on November 9, 2018 by Jeremy Loudenback Anyé Young remembers the first time she went to Dave and Buster’s without her dad. The arcade was where Young and her father forged many happy memories together, a special place that Young considered “our thing.” After her father was incarcerated when Young was 9, there were no more trips to Dave and Buster’s. Going there …

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CEOKid Magazine Feature: Fall 2018

When you talk to Anyé Young it is easy to forget that she is 16 years old. Wise beyond her years, Young has a passion for helping other teenagers navigate through life’s challenges, specifically those with incarcerated parents. Young turned her passion into her first book, “Teen Guide to Living With Incarcerated Parents.” This young author, actress and model uses her own experience as the daughter of an incarcerated father …

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Anyé Donates New Books to U.S. Dream Academy

Special delivery for the U.S. Dream Academy! Teen author Anyé Young makes good on her pledge to donate copies of her new book: Teen Guide to Living With Incarcerated Parents (#TGLWIP). Each of US Dream Academy’s 7 Dream Cities was gifted a copy of the book to help inspire children of incarcerated parents to Dream Bigger & Speak Louder.   …

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#LeadYoung Spotlight: 16-Year-Old Author Anyé Young Shares Tips for Living with an Incarcerated Parent

SparkAction’s #LeadYoung series spotlights young advocates and changemakers, sharing their perspectives and lessons in their own words. The full interview is available online by clicking the SparkAction logo below! After her book, Teen Guide to Living With Incarcerated Parents, was released in June 2018, Anyé Young pledged her support for USDreamAcademy.org: a nonprofit that empowers children most at risk of incarceration by offering …

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Learn about a guide that helps teens living with incarcerated parents

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For children and families, incarceration is a daily reality that lasts well beyond a jail sentence or prison term. According to the economic policy institute, one in ten African American students has an incarcerated parent. One in four has a parent who is or has been incarcerated. In her new “Teen Guide to Living with Incarcerated Parents” Anye Youngshares …

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