Teens Now Talk Magazine Receives Justice Minister’s Award!
March 18, 2014: This Just in!!! Teens Now Talk (TNT) Magazine not only was nominated but WON a 2014 Justice Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.
“Our team is ecstatic”, says Jessica Bowden, Founder and Publisher of Teens Now Talk (TNT) Magazine, “This award is an outstanding way to recognize in perfect harmony our community partner’s support and the efforts of many you-th contributors and the TNT teen/staff team. We couldn’t create each issue without our writers, photographers, editors, designers, sales and production staff high level of creativity and commitment to provide today’s you-th with a voice.”
Jessica will accept the prestigious Award during the ceremony held on April 9th, 2014.
Who is Teens Now Talk?
Six time award winning, Teens Now Talk (TNT) Magazine is the exclusive and most talked about Halifax-based, 64-page, high gloss quarterly publication, written by teens for teens, respected by parents and used in classrooms by educators throughout Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada and beyond since 2007.
Teens Now Talk (TNT) Magazine is committed to connecting their 40,000 you-th readers with key partners, organizations and companies, whose products and services will help, empower and/or assist a you-th on their journey towards personal, social, educational and career development and success. Since there is a direct connection with thousands of teens, Teens Now Talk is often covering topics that directly affect today’s you-th well in advance of an issue being portrayed in the news.
Teens Now Talk (TNT) Magazine is an explosive literary platform that encourages, engages and inspires today’s diverse you-th to develop a powerful and positive voice to address today’s issues, thus finding real solutions to enhance their future.
Every magazine features an innovative design and unique balance of fun, education, key information and prevention, while promoting today’s you-th and their creative writing talent which address topics such as: education, environment, entertainment, careers, politics, sports, travel, fashion, health and safety.
“Since 2007 our goal then and is still with great success, to become a giant network, connecting today’s you-th with the key partners who will provide key information to help today’s you-th and their parents become equipped with the right tools to make the right decisions,” says Jessica. “Tomorrow belongs to our you-th and we at Teens Now Talk, through our innovative magazine, you-th XPO and community you-th driven events, believes in empowering our teens today so they become the conduit of change for a better future.”
“Jessica you have changed my life more than you know. Being a teen hoping to become a concert pianist, in a world that consistently tells me no, to now see my dreams coming true. Once on tour, I’ll always remember the woman who helped me to achieve my dreams.” Isaac Adam, Student. **
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We have seen firsthand that with the right knowledge, you-th have learned about scholarships and entered into university, others learned how to ask the right questions when seeking employment, while others started their own businesses. Some of Teens Now Talk’s mentored you-th have gone on to create their own you-th organizations that support other you-th to overcome social issues such sexuality, stereotyping, violence, bullying, and cyber-bullying. A great example is fifteen year-old Toni Nicholas, (founder of Generation Change), the severely bullied teen who accredited Jessica Bowden and Teens Now Talk with saving her life during an interview with CBC radio. MUST LISTEN TOO
“When it comes to educating, empowering, inspiring, and the safety of our you-th, be it emotionally, physically or mentally, I believe in reacting when I see smoke…not when there is fire”, says Jessica. “By the time you say OMG, it may be too late”.
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