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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

New Hampshire Advocacy & Policy Change Youth Empoweremnt Conference

March 13 & 14, 2018
9:00 am start. Day 1ends at 3:00 pm / Day 2 at 3:45 pm
NH Technical Institute – 31 College Drive, Concord, NH 03301

General Info:

Two-day conference designed for those interested in, or currently active in, involving youth in the drug prevention process. The training is designed to provide practical skills, resources and information that can be put to immediate use by adults and their youth collaborators. Day one available to adults only. Day two is designed for adults – and the adults may bring up to 8 youth leaders from their communities or program (you may request permission to bring a larger group of youth).

In addition to great training, attendees will receive:

  • Handouts, templates and scripts that you may reuse – including PSA scripts that can be recorded locally.
  • A lesson plan and PowerPoint for teaching Public Speaking Skills and an E-cigarette-Vaping presentation – that you are welcome to use in your own community.
  • A flash drive with a variety of resources related to the training.
  • Info on specific opportunities for youth to collaborate on statewide action over the following year by, (1) supporting an existing state campaign in their local area; and/or, (2) participating in a statewide action project; and/or, (3) participating in a state legislative proposal.
  • If you own the Youth Empowerment Toolkit you may bring the Toolkit and the flash drive to the conference and it will be updated with new material and the flash drive will be upgraded right there on the spot.

Cost:

  • Adults = $15.00 per day
  • Youth leaders = $15 (day 2 only)

For more Info contact:

Dana Mitchell d.mitchell@dover.nh.gov 603-516-3274 or
Vicki Hebert v.hebert@dover.nh.gov 603-516-327

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Dover Y2Y Free Webinar Series Continues

Dover Y2Y is offering 2 more webinars in the 2017-2018 Series

Working Effectively with the Press

Tuesday, January 30th 2018 at 3 pm ET

This webinar is designed to provide participants with a foundation and framework for youth, their adult advisers and the coalition generally to collaborate with the mass media and press to get their message out. The webinar will address the process of training youth to refine their message and get it out through the press and media. This will include developing talking points and sound bites, teaching youth to prepare a press release, developing media contacts, preparing a letter to the editor, and preparing to be interviewed by a reporter. The webinar will also provide tips and a step-by-step process for holding a press conference and preparing youth to answer 6 common types of questions. Resources and supporting materials will be provided to participants.         More >

Thursday, January 11, 2018

2nd Annual Day of Action for Dover Y2Y January 15th

Students from Dover Youth to Youth and surrounding communities will participate in the second annual Day of Action in Dover on January 15th.  Activities will include:  making radio PSA’s, retail responsibility projects, sticker shock, legislative planning, and other projects out in the community.   Senator David Watters will also be joining us to discuss upcoming legislation that Y2Y is working on.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Santa’s Castle SNOW DAY

Snow DayPlease be aware that Santa’s Castle is closed Friday December 22nd due to snow. Check back in early 2018 for next years dates!