Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute
The Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute is a 5-day youth leadership conference sponsored by the Illinois Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Association. Formerly known as the Illinois Teen Institute, it is an award-winning program that offers opportunities for teens around the state to learn about leadership, healthy choices, and working with others to create better communities.
Operation Snowball is an alcohol and other drug use prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug-free lives. Operation Snowball is founded on the belief that youth and adults can make responsible decisions when provided with factual information and an opportunity to develop an understanding of one’s self and motivations.
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Now is the time to honor a youth, adult, Chapter, and organization that has made your Snowball/Snowflake great! Nominations are being accepted now until April 13, 2016 in numerous categories. Chapter of the Year Outstanding Youth Leader Outstanding Adult Support from a Business/Organization Follow the link to learn how to submit your nomination. Operation Snowball Recognition [...]
Operation Snowball Inc. is sponsoring a 4 hour training on April 30, 2016 hosted by West Leyden OS Chapter at West Leyden High School in Northlake, IL. This event is open to ALL Chapters, youth and adults leaders. The training, Snowball Everyday: Creating Year-Round Impact Beyond a Snowball Retreat, will be a fun, interactive day [...]
The 42nd Annual Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute will be held on July 17-21, 2016 on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. We are excited to have over 400 youth back on campus with 100 adult volunteers and mentors as well. This is a great way for you to reach youth from all over [...]
As March quickly approaches, I want to remind you of a very important date coming up. Wednesday, March 16, 2016 is Kick Butts Day! Kick Butts day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events planned by independent organizers across the United States and around the [...]