“I am the MAJORITY” Kick-off Rally at the Ohio Statehouse
April 30, 2012 in Columbus, OH
Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., followed by a rally at noon
on the lawn of the Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square. Lunch and a motivational program will be
provided after the rally in the Statehouse Atrium.
The Ohio Youth-Led Prevention Network (OYLPN) consists of youth-led substance abuse prevention providers and youth across the state who are committed to the cornerstones of youth-led prevention, peer prevention, positive youth development and community service. The OYLPN fosters partnerships and collaborations among these youth-led prevention programs throughout Ohio.
The project was initiated in the summer of 2011 by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS), Drug-Free Action Alliance and the three largest youth-serving organizations in the state of Ohio: Ohio Teen Institute Youth to Youth International and PRIDE Youth Programs
Youth-led represents a sound prevention investment through meaningful youth involvement in community prevention efforts. Ohio has a proud history as the birthplace of two of the country’s longest-standing and most widespread youth-led prevention programs, Teen Institute and Youth to Youth. In addition, Ohio has hosted many PRIDE World Drug Prevention Conferences and has many PRIDE Teams as a result. The OYLPN now adds the newest chapter in the story of Ohio’s commitment to youth-led prevention.
The OYLPN was formed to build upon and expand partnerships between youth-led substance abuse prevention programs in order to develop and strengthen Ohio’s youth-led substance abuse prevention efforts at both the state and local levels.
To stay in touch about key issues impacting youth-led prevention, join the
OYLPN’s facebook page
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