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YAC Featured in “Wristband Bros” Article

April 2020

“Behind every important message is an even stronger voice. That voice is usually coming from one passionate person or a group of dedicated, like-minded individuals. In this case, we would like to highlight the latter. More specifically, we would like to bring you a message from The Geauga Youth Advisory Council. (YAC)” Read the full article here.

Youth Summit Featured in ‘Ohio Adult Allies’ Newsletter

March 2020

Youth Summit returns March 13th, 2020. Connect CLE will host the event at Auburn Career Center with Keynote leader Adam C. Fletcher! Check out the Newsletter below!–We-Believe–We-Persist–and-We-Prevent-.html?soid=1127550618624&aid=L4GJLGU24Jc

YAC Students headline “Copeline Rollout” with Social Media Contest

January 2020

Congratulations to Aiden, West Geauga class of 2022, for winning Airpods from Geauga YAC! Aiden participated in YAC’s “Copeline Rollout” social media contest on Twitter. Students throughout Geauga County had to locate the newly designed Geauga Copeline posters throughout their respective school, then Tweet a picture to GPS Empowered of the (3) new designs. The posters were designed by YAC students and YAC students initiated the “rollout” process throughout Geauga County, collaborating with the Geauga County Copeline.

Shining Stars Fundraiser will feature Geauga YLP

February 16, 2019

WKYC-3 Features Geauga County in Nation-Wide Series

November 30, 2018

WKYC-Channel 3 in Cleveland and their parent company, Tegna, started a Nation-wide feature showing some of the safety concerns in schools. As part of the ongoing series, WKYC’s Drew Horansky interviewed Geauga County Youth Advisory Council (Y.A.C.) members and staff during Geauga County’s Youth Summit. Topics included teacher-student relationships and the importance of Youth-Led Programs and Initiatives in Geauga County. Check out the full WKYC feature here! 

Geauga Students Shine in OSBA School Safety Summit

September 12, 2018

Cardinal High School students’ Kaylee and Abby spoke to a crowd of 250 people at the Columbus Convention Center for the OSBA School Safety Summit. Kaylee and Abby are part of the Geauga Youth Led Prevention group and have been working alongside Cardinal  Superintendent Scott Hunt and other community agencies that are part of the Community Forum Work Group to assist in building a framework of services to support students. To read more on their presentation, click here!

Highlights from The OSBA School Safety Summit in Columbus, Ohio in September 2018.