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    ATJ Rock Stars

    Teen stem cell donor a first

    Victoria Rathmill England

    We have written about donating blood and organs which is restricted in most states to those over 18. Some, with the consent of a parent, allow donation for those 16 and 17. Victoria Rathmill is 17 years old and lives in England. A family friend was …


    Teen acts quickly to help storm-ravaged town

    Matt Petronis Breezy Point NY

    Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast on October 29, 2012 with a vengeance. Many communities suffered wind, water and fire damage. The Breezy Point neighborhood in Queens, New York was no exception. Matt Petronis spent his first 18 years growing up in Breezy Point. He …


    Teen succeeds in fighting airbrushed photos in Seventeen Magazine

    Julia Bluhm

    Julia Bluhm is an eighth grade ballet dancer in Waterville, Maine. She is 14-years-old and led a crusade against airbrushed photos in Seventeen Magazine. Julia started an online petition on Change.org that gathered over 80,000 signatures. The petition titled “Seventeen Magazine: Give Girls Images of Real Girls” requested that …


    14 year old education activist shot in head

    Malala Yousafzai Pakistan

    Malala Yousafzai is no ordinary school girl. She lives in the Swat Valley in Pakistan where the militant Taliban has tormented all those opposed to their brand of Islam for years. They oppose education for girls and have burned down hundreds of schools in recent …


    Ellen Honored During Bullying Prevention Month as AsktheJudge Rock Star

    Ellen DeGeneres

    October, 2012 is designated as National Bullying Prevention Month. Numerous organizations have special events scheduled to promote the message against all forms of bullying – traditional and cyberbullying. Although AsktheJudge.info has recognized exceptional teens doing extraordinary things as our ATJ Rock Stars, we have decided to …


    8-year-old takes stand against child slavery & human trafficking

    Vivienne Harr's lemonade stand

    This is Vivienne Harr’s story as told by the 8-year-old herself. i was on a trip to sonoma, california with my family. we walked into an art gallery and we all went quiet when we saw the work of lisa christine. her book “slavery” told the …


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