Peer Led Club Leadership Forum

County: Cherokee

Grantee: Cherokee County Schools

Title: Peer Led Club Leadership Forum

Description: Cherokee County Schools students and chaperones attended a Peer Led Club Leadership Forum in Washington DC.

Why This Project Was Chosen: The national leadership forum is a 4-day conference packed with multiple adult and youth-oriented opportunities to learn the latest strategies to fight substance abuse and hear from nationally-known experts and policymakers with a full day dedicated to Capitol Hill events.

Who This Project Impacted: The forum brings together 2,700 participants representing community anti-drug coalitions, government leaders, youth, addiction treatment professionals, researchers, educators, law enforcement and faith-based leaders.

Results of Project: This was the first time Cherokee County Schools were able to take students to the conference