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YOUTH EMPOWERED, ENVIRONMENTAL APPROACH

Lead & Seed is a youth empowered, environmental approach to preventing and reducing alcohol consumption, teen tobacco use, drug use and prescription drug misuse in a community. 

MEET THE TEAM

Charles

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Zamirah

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Jahleel

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Sanaa

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DeJohn

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Lead & Seed is a program for high school youth that is based on SAMSHA’s (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration)  Strategic Prevention Framework. Lead & Seed is designed to increase young people's knowledge and problem-solving skills for preventing substance use and substance-related behaviors in their communities, guide them to developing prevention plans, and help them to implement these plans.

Previous Program Activities

2017-18 Planned Activities

  • Address no smoking policies at partner organizations

  • Host social media trainings

  • Create a junior activist club

  • Form a flag football team

  • Create monthly centric circle events at local high schools

ABOUT US

Nia Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with a mission to empower people to help themselves and others achieve wellness through awareness, education, support and advocacy.

CONTACT INFO

700 E. Belt Blvd

Richmond, VA 23234

4247 Creighton Rd
Henrico, VA 23223

(804) 643-6172

info@niainc.org

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