Help keep Sacramento youth safe!

familiesACT bwDo you care about the future of young people in Sacramento County? Interested in learning how to become a prevention advocate? Does working with other youth or parents and caregivers to prevent underage drinking in Sacramento County appeal to you? If so, we invite you to join Youth Engaged in Action (YEA) or Families and Communities Together (Families ACT) Prevention Advocates Programs to take action to prevent the harmful consequences of youth drinking too early, too often, and too much.

Join us for our March program meetings!

RSVP by 3/3/17!

New participants are welcome!

March 9, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Valley Hi Family Resource Center
7000 Franklin Blvd., Suite 820
Sacramento, CA 95823
Dinner will be provided

YOUTH Advocate Meeting and Training
Youth Engaged in Action (YEA)
For young people ages 12-18

PARENT & CAREGIVER Advocate Meeting and Training
Families and Communities Together (Families ACT)

Youth and parent meetings will be held at the same times and locations, but meeting in separate groups.

RSVP by 3/3/17 to Ha Nguyen Tank at ha@connectccp.org or 916-498-6960. Include the names of youth and/or adults who plan to attend the meetings.

What are the Families ACT and YEA Prevention Advocates Programs?

Families ACT (for parents and caregivers) and YEA (for youth 12-18) will provide training and leadership building opportunities to prevent the high human and financial cost of underage drinking. These programs will work with youth and parents/caregivers to:

Learn about substance/alcohol abuse prevention
Create an action plan to prevent underage drinking in Sacramento County
Work with other parents and youth to gather community data and stories
Gain leadership skills by making presentations and learning how to advocate
Take action as an advocate to lead prevention efforts!

Questions?

Contact Sarah Newton-Scott at:

916-498-6960 | sarah@connectccp.org | www.connectccp.org

Families ACT and YEA are programs of the Center for Collaborative Planning, Public Health Institute and are funded by Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Services.

 

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