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.

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Operation Snowball

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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CGTI Scholarship Donation

By |March 25th, 2015|CGTI|

We would like to recognize and say THANK YOU to Peter Dombrowski, who donated a scholarship in honor of Dave Thomas. With his financial assistance, youth leaders will be able to continue impacting their peers, schools, and communities in a positive effort.  Thank you, Peter! 

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OS Statewide Training Opportunities for April/May 2015

By |March 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

OS Chapter Leader Networking Lunch (adult). Adult Snowball/Snowflake leaders from around the state share resources, strategies for success and overcoming roadblocks. Discuss with OS, Inc. staff your training needs for 2015-2016.

April 21, 2015: Abraxas Youth and Family Services/Woodridge, IL (11am-1pm)
April 22, 2015: Kenneth Young Center/Hoffman Estates, IL (11am-1pm).

Lunch will be provided. RSVP’s required. Click […]

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Accepting Nominations for Operation Snowball Recognition Awards 2015

By |March 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In an effort to recognize all of the hard work and dedication that is happening in local chapters and communities with the Operation Snowball program, Operation Snowball, Inc. and the Board of Directors are accepting nominations for awards.

This award program recognizes an outstanding youth and adult leader in Snowball and Snowflake chapters, outstanding young […]

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5 Reasons to be on Staff for CGTI 2015

By |February 25th, 2015|CGTI|

First, let’s start with the history of the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute (CGTI). CGTI is a five-day youth leadership conference sponsored by the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association (IADDA). 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 […]

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