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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Important CGTI & OS Funding Announcement

By |April 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

As many of you may be aware, the Illinois Department of Human Services has suspended over $1.6 million dollars of current funding through June 30, 2015 for addiction prevention providers. Unfortunately, Operation Snowball (OS) and the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute (CGTI) are two programs that have been immediately impacted by these suspensions.  As of […]

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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)

Lunch will be provided. RSVP’s required. Click here for registration form.

Youth Facilitation Skills Training is […]

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Accepting Nominations for Operation Snowball Recognition Awards 2015

By |March 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In an effort to recognize the dedication and success that is happening with local Operation Snowball Chapters, Operation Snowball, Inc. and the Board of Directors are accepting nominations for awards in categories that celebrate the many components of a successful OS program. Nominations for all categories must be from a Chapter of good standing […]

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