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Oct 21, 2013, 13:00 ET The Century Council and FCCLA announce partnership to kickoff National Teen Driver Safety Week

Organizations partner in effort to take the IKnowEverything teen driver safety program's message directly to teens  To expand the reach of...


May 20, 2013, 13:20 ET Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy (JFSLA) Grand Prize Winners of Second Annual "Choose to Matter" Contest

 In conjunction with the Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy (JFSLA), the grand prize winners of the 2012 JFSLA Choose to Matter Contest:...


May 13, 2013, 12:36 ET The Century Council Statement on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration "Talk. They Hear You" Program

 The Century Council welcomes the US Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...


May 01, 2013, 09:53 ET Global Youth Traffic Safety Month Kicks Off With State Attorneys General PSAs in 17 States

Timed with May's designation as Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, The Century Council and 17 Attorneys General from across the United States...


Apr 25, 2013, 15:57 ET The Century Council, Aly Raisman Host Event On Capitol Hill On National Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day

Event encourages parents and kids to say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking Eighty-three percent of youth report...


Apr 05, 2013, 09:16 ET Parents And Kids Both Say: The Leading Influence In Their Decision To Not Drink Alcohol Underage Is... Parents

New Survey Reveals 'My Family' as the Highest Level of Responsibility to Address Underage Drinking; Gold Medalist Aly Raisman & Her Parents...


Apr 01, 2013, 09:47 ET The Century Council Recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

Invites Americans to "Join The Conversation" to fight drunk driving and underage drinking  April is Alcohol Awareness Month and The...


Mar 28, 2013, 17:42 ET 'B4Udrink' Uses Latest Science To Estimate BAC

Encourages responsible decision making regarding alcohol With April's Alcohol Awareness Month quickly approaching, The Century Council, a...


Mar 11, 2013, 14:57 ET Aly Raisman Brings Ask, Listen, Learn To Pollard Middle School

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" Today Aly Raisman encouraged 840 students at her...


Mar 08, 2013, 13:31 ET Congressman Tony Cardenas Brings Ask, Listen, Learn To Sun Valley Middle School

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" Today, Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA)...


Feb 22, 2013, 15:03 ET Congressman Danny Davis Brings Ask, Listen, Learn to Anna Langford Community Academy

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" Today, Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL) partnered...


Dec 10, 2012, 14:26 ET The Century Council Holds Annual Holiday Event on Capitol Hill

Congressional Stop DUI Caucus in Attendance as Traffic Safety Professionals Received First Annual Kevin E. Quinlan Awards for Excellence in Traffic...


Dec 10, 2012, 10:40 ET Two-Time Gold Medalist Aly Raisman And Her Parents Join Underage Drinking Initiative

Ask, Listen, Learn encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012...


Oct 26, 2012, 14:19 ET World Champion Sprinter Tyson Gay Joins Educators And The Century Council To Promote The Benefits Of Staying Active In School

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" Research from Harvard Medical School's Dr. John...


Oct 03, 2012, 10:13 ET Newly Released CDC Data Finds Drunk Driving Among High School Students Has Dramatically Declined by 54%

9 out of 10 Teens are Not Drunk Driving The following is being released by The Century Council: Educating students about the dangerous...


Sep 25, 2012, 13:24 ET World Champion Sprinter and Olympian Tyson Gay Brings Ask, Listen, Learn to Abigail Vare School

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" Today, Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay encouraged...


Sep 24, 2012, 14:46 ET Gold Medalist Swimmer Rebecca Soni Brings Ask, Listen, Learn To Paul Public Charter School

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" Today, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Rebecca...


Sep 14, 2012, 12:49 ET Shaquille O'Neal Speaks to Members of Congress on The Century Council's Efforts to Fight College Binge Drinking

 Today, basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal, Ed.D. joined The Century Council on Capitol Hill to meet with Members of Congress and their top...


Sep 12, 2012, 11:41 ET World Champion Sprinter And Olympian Tyson Gay Brings Ask, Listen, Learn To Sylvan Hills Middle School

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking"  Today, Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay...


Sep 04, 2012, 14:40 ET The Century Council provides grant to further explore alcohol intervention via text messaging

 The Century Council announced it will award a second grant to a team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Emergency...


Jun 27, 2012, 09:32 ET Ask, Listen, Learn Program Creates Waves During Swim Trials

Debbie Phelps and swimmers Mallory Weggemann and Rebecca Soni encourage kids to make healthy choices at USA Swimming's Aqua Zone The Century...


May 01, 2012, 08:00 ET The Century Council And Virginia Supreme Court Partner On Safe Driving For Teens

Teens may say 'I Know Everything' but parents still play critical role In recognition of National Youth Traffic Safety Month, The Century...


Apr 04, 2012, 08:00 ET USA Swimming and The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn Program Does Laps Around Underage Drinking

Official Announcement of Partnership between USA Swimming and The Century Council At the start of Alcohol Awareness Month, The Century...


Apr 03, 2012, 08:00 ET Century Council Athlete Ambassadors Convey Anti-Underage Drinking Messages During Alcohol Awareness Month

Ambassadors include Shaquille O'Neal, Apolo Ohno, Bryan Clay, Tyson Gay, Steve Lopez, Mallory Weggemann & Rebecca Soni  In...