In June of 2017 Dover Youth to Youth presented at the Opioid Misuse & Overdose Prevention Summit in Raleigh, NC. Below you will find resources highlighted during the conference workshop titled Empowering Youth as Partners in Policy Change and Advocacy. If you would like copies of materials to download and use in your community please contact Dana Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Advisor Training Offered in Dover, NH
The training will take place Monday July 10th through Thursday July 13th in Dover, NH from 8am-4:00pm daily.
WHO IS IT FOR? For either: (1) adult advisers who are currently supervising an anti-drug youth empowerment program like Dover Youth to Youth, or (2) for adult staff who will be instrumental in organizing or implementing a youth empowerment program in their community or region. (3) Key youth leaders may attend in some cases if approved in advance.
Tobacco- Free Kids announces their 2017 Youth Advocates of the Year, whose passion and leadership will help make the next generation tobacco-free!
They were recognized this week at our annual gala with more than 400 public health, business, civic, and political leaders present.
Hannah Martuscello – 16, Dover, NH
As a member of Dover Youth to Youth, Hannah educates her peers and advocates for strong public policies. She’s gotten big results: Her testimony before the Dover City Council led to unanimous adoption of an amendment to include e-cigarettes in the city’s smoke-free policy, and her advocacy efforts led to the removal of prominent tobacco ads along the major bus route to three local schools. She also leads an annual summer training program for her youth group focused on tobacco prevention. More >
The students of the Dover Police Department’s Youth to Youth Program will highlight 25 years of efforts to prevent the harm caused by underage drinking, tobacco use, and drug misuse in Dover area with an open house at the McConnell Center cafeteria on Friday April 14th, 2017.
The event will begin at 3:00 pm and conclude by 6:00 pm. Attendees may come and go during those times. At 4 pm there will be a short presentation to briefly address those in attendance. Youth to Youth members have created displays illustrating key accomplishments and examples of media, projects and programs they have conducted. More >