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When young people feel connected to their community it has positive effects both for the youth themselves and the community as a whole. Youth who are supported, take responsibility, and feel valued by the community are more likely to succeed in life and less likely to participate in risky behaviors like drinking alcohol, or violence. We all have a role to play in the positive development of the young people of Amesbury, whether or not we have direct contact with them.
In Amesbury, Tina Los, MPH, Regional Project Coordinator of the Essex County Asset Builder (ECAB) Network has activated a new coalition. The Partnership for Amesbury Community and Teens (PACT) hit the ground running in the spring of 2019 with a Seize your Summer event at AHS. They successfully engaged dozens of local businesses and organizations who placed students in summer internships and jobs. Feedback from the event was positive and they look forward to growing as a group and continuing to build connections between the schools and local businesses. Get started by attending this months Business & Breakfast!
The discussion will include:
- Tips for working with young people
- Tips for hiring young people
- How to make your business young people friendly- even if you are not employing young people
- How businesses have an impact on shaping the culture of the community
More about Tina Los, MPH and the ECAB Network:
Tina currently works with six communities (Amesbury, Georgetown, Newbury, Rowley, Salisbury and Newburyport) using a positive youth development approach to build supports for youth as part of the Essex County Asset Builder Network (http://www.ecabnetwork.org). She works with stakeholders including local government, schools, law enforcement and youth serving agencies to find ways to create and sustain environments where youth can thrive. For the past five years, Tina has worked with local and regional substance use prevention coalitions, with a focus on youth development. Her previous experience includes work in program implementation and evaluation and research on behavioral health technologies.
Refreshments will be provided.
Business & Breakfast programs are complimentary as a benefit of membership with the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce. Space is limited, please register in advance by clicking above or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 978-388-3178.