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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(Springfield, IL) – A top U.S. drug prevention official this weekend appeared in Central Illinois to speak at an Illinois youth substance abuse prevention organization’s summer conference marking the group’s 40th anniversary.
Deputy Director for Demand Reduction David Mineta at the Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy on Sunday attended and […]
The need for engaging Operation Snowball (OS) alumni is important to strengthen and support the OS mission. Every person engaged with OS plays a role in sustaining OS. Is there a person who helped you make a healthy lifestyle choice? Have you gone back and participated/volunteered with your OS chapter? Did you chose a […]
The Snowmeet Conference was held at the Wildlife Prairie State Park near Peoria, IL on October 24th. The conference featured skill-building sessions and a multimedia presentation from The Media Guy. Sponsored by State Farm this presentation uses media, music, and narration to promote positive choices.
Youth and adults from Barrington, Canton, Elgin, Metamora, Pontiac, Riverton, […]
Name: Kira Scott
Hometown: Streator, IL
School: Senior at Streator Township High School.
I’m a member in our school’s Key Club, I’m in marching band, I volunteer Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights at our local YMCA as a babysitter, and I’m also on the bowling and track team at my school. I work at one of the […]