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Parents are Talking, Teens are Listening, and USA Today Snapshot is printing!

Today, The Century Council research was featured on the cover of USA Today’s Life section regarding how often parents talk to their kids about alcohol. According to the research on what youth say about alcohol, parental influence with regard to underage drinking has increased significantly over the past 10 years.  Today,...

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Are you living life as a leader?

February is Youth Leadership Month! The Ask, Listen, Learn team always encourages young people to live as leaders in their schools, communities and peer groups. You can be a leader by getting good grades, bringing a healthy lunch, being nice to everyone and saying NO to underage drinking. Our Superstars are...

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ALL with Congressman Danny Davis in Chicago

Today Ask, Listen, Learn travelled to the Windy City to spend some time with Congressman Danny Davis at Anna Langford Community Academy! The whole middle school at Anna Langford grades 6, 7, and 8 flooded into the auditorium to hear their Congressman talk about the importance of living a healthy...

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Happy V-Day! We’ve joined PINTEREST!!

Happy Valentine’s Day, Ask, Listen, Learn friends! We have an exciting announcement to share today- The Century Council has joined Pinterest! We thought today would be the perfect day to launch our page- since many parents are already on Pinterest searching for crafts, recipes and tips for a great Valentine’s Day...

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Pyle Panthers welcome Aly Raisman and AG Gansler

This week Ask, Listen, Learn had the chance to start the week off right with one of our favorite superstars Aly Raisman!  The Ask, Listen, Learn team headed to Pyle Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland on Monday with a star studded line up of Aly Raisman AND Maryland Attorney General Doug...

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You go, Girls!

Today is the 27th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day! Ask, Listen, Learn is proud to partner with organizations that empower girls to be leaders in their communities, whether they’re being a team player with a positive attitude at Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy‘s Camps or starting a Girl Talk chapter...

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Congrats to the National School Counselor of the Year!

Happy National Counseling Week! It’s a great time to recognize the great efforts school counselors put into making sure our nation’s young people make the right decisions and steer clear of harm. At The Century Council, we understand the crucial role school counselors play in encouraging kids to say “YES” to...

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American Heart Month

Do you know heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US? An estimated 600,000 people die of heart disease in the US each year and 90% of women have one or more risk factors for developing it. The American Heart Association has designated February as American Heart Month...

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Cheering for healthy Super Bowl recipes!

Super Bowl Sunday can bring more food temptations in front of your face than Thanksgiving with so many get-togethers in front of the TV. But going to work the next morning feeling full from over-eating can be the pits, even if your team wins. With these healthy (or at least...

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Talk to your kids about underage drinking, win The Drama Years!

Hey Parents- did you catch our PSA with Ask, Listen, Learn Superstar Aly Raisman and her parents, Lynn and Rick Raisman? Lynn and Rick know how important it is to talk to their four kids about the dangers of underage drinking and the rewards of staying on track with a healthy lifestyle....

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