Youth Led Prevention
Our seniors this year are Morgan, Tra'Nell, Zaire and Desmond.
Some of the girls!
Some of the boys!
Chayce, Shreeis & Ariana
Enjoying a beautiful fall day!
At the park!
Youth Led Prevention
Working hard during a meeting!
YLP is back for the 2019-2020 school year!
Our Seniors on their last day of Youth Led Prevention! Good luck to DeMarrco, Jayla and Dallas!
Seniors DeMarrco, Jayla and Dallas
DeMarrco, Dallas and Jayla
YLP cheered on Desmond during his track meet!
YLP, along with youth from The Young Ladies of Distinction and The Distinguished Gents visited Regal Cinemas over Spring Break!
YLP members and facilitators made signs to help show support for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Mary and Jayla enjoying a beautiful day at the park.
Talia (right) with help from Arden (left) wrote a story for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Dallas holding his certificates showing his promotion to Cadet Airman in the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and his 1st place Telephone Technique at The Job for Ohio's Graduates Career Development Conference! Dallas went on to win this award for the state of Ohio!
All smiles after The Black History Program!
Arden and Talia
Youth Led Prevention Members Desmond, Darius, Marjay, Zaire, Elijah, Talia, DeMarrco, Dallas, Jayla and Morgan
Seniors DeMarcco, Jayla and Dallas
Youth Led Prevention member Shiila
Youth Led Prevention member Mary
Youth Led Prevention member DeMarrco
Youth Led Prevention member Dallas
Smiles from Talia, Shiila and Jayla!
YLP enjoyed their time at The Nordonia Youth 2 Youth Winter Retreat at The Hiram House!
Selfie at The Black History Month Program from Morgan, Dallas, TraNell and Jayla!
Tra'Nell working on her Black History Month Program project!
Talia working on our annual Black History Month Program!
Arden preparing for the Black History Month Program!
Tra'Nell and Jayla having fun at our YLP meeting!
Derrick & Talia playing board games!
Holiday Pajama Party!
Zaire reading a book!
DeMarrco learning from the Akron Fire Department!
Smiles from our YLP team!
Akron-UMADAOP youth and facilitators before the ADM Recovery Challenge 5k!
DeMarrco crossing the finish line at the ADM Recovery Challenge 5k!
A Fact board on heroin created by the YLP team.
YLP boys bowling!
Hanging out at Fun N Stuff with the members of The Distinguished Gents and The Young Ladies of Distinction!
The boys enjoying themselves at Fun N Stuff!
Talia working on a project at the library!
Tra'Nell working on a craft at the new library!
Tra'Nell and Shiila taking a quick break from skating!
Visiting our friend Miss Jackie at the new Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library!
YLP members pass out information and celebrate his legacy at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event at The University of Akron.
Youth Led Prevention showing off their bowling skills at the Akron-UMADAOP, Inc. Holiday Party!
2016 Youth Led Prevention Holiday Party!
Cousins DeMarrco and Morgan matched to win the Ugly Sweater Contest!
Youth Led Prevention members laughing after a meeting.
Tra'Nell Nurse, Shiila Nelson and A'Shunaee Sibley add issues that they are passionate about to the "What Are You Not Silent About?" Board at The Cincinnati Teen Summit.
Desmond Manley presents his group's information during a workshop at The Cincinnati Teen Summit.
Youth Led Prevention members attended the second annual Cincinnati Teen Summit. The theme was Young, Not Silent.
Youth Led Prevention members attend The Interprofessional Medical Conference to outreach to others about Akron-UMADAOP, Inc. and about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Zaire Johnson demonstrates basic Tae Kwon Do forms to his fellow Youth Led Prevention members.
Youth Led Prevention at The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Canton, Ohio.
Jayla Manley and Shiila Nelson take a moment to act silly after the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.
Tra'Nell Nurse shows the shirt she made for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Morgan Roberts works on her Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt.
Youth Led Prevention members prior to The Walk To End Alzheimers.
Collaborating with Project PANDA during their October Camp.
Youth Led Prevention, along with Kids With A Vision and Teens On The Move, after a summer trip to Wildwater Kingdom.
Members of Youth Led Prevention and Teens On The Move helped to prepare 23,000 pounds of food for distribution to residents of Summit County.
Zaire Johnson explains his group's decision while in a Quality of Urban Alliance Approaching Destiny meeting in Mansfield.
DeMarrco Cannon gives a statement about Youth Led Prevention while at a Quality of Urban Alliance Approaching Destiny meeting in Mansfield.
Rallying outside the Statehouse in Columbus with Youth Led Prevention members from other UMADAOP's in support of drug-free teens.
Walking in the We Are The Majority Rally in Columbus, Ohio.
Celebrating the majority of teens being drug-free at the We Are The Majority Rally in Columbus.
Enjoying the unique cars at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens' 59th Annual Father's Day Car Show.
Exploring the beautiful scenery at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.
Youth Led Prevention members receiving instructions during their volunteer trip to Flint, Michigan during the water crisis.
Team building with other members of the Project PANDA Camp.
Showing off the pictures YLP made with residents of a local nursing home.
Darius proudly shows off his CARA Pledge to remain alcohol, tobacco and other drug free.
Members of Youth Led Prevention traveled to Flint, Michigan to help distribute water bottles, baby wipes and faucet filters to members of the community.
Taking a quick break while volunteering at the Akron Canton Food Bank.
Morgan Roberts presents to other youth at The Project PANDA camp.
Youth Led Prevention works on an activity at The Project PANDA camp.
Youth Led Prevention and Teens on the Move celebrate St. Patrick's Day together.
DeMarrco Cannon speaking during The Annual Black History Month Program.
The Middle School youth of Youth Led Prevention attended The Project PANDA camp at Camp Muskingum.
YLP decorating cookies with members of a local nursing home.
Members of Youth Led Prevention after another successful meeting.
Youth Led Prevention designing Easter cards for residents at Haven of Rest Ministries.
Youth Led Prevention Federation youth and advisors in Maryland for the 2016 Community Anti Drug Coalitions of America event.
Youth Led Prevention Federation with Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown.
Youth Led Prevention Federation with Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman.
Youth Led Prevention Federation youth viewing the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
Youth Led Prevention Federation youth visiting the Lincoln Memorial.
Akron-UMADAOP's Youth Led Prevention members, Brooklyn and Zaire, at the 2016 Community Anti Drug Coalitions of America event.
Youth Led Prevention Federation youth from Akron, Lima, Cleveland and Cincinnati at the 2016 Community Anti Drug Coalitions of America event.
YLP and Teens on the Move at The Akron Art Museum.
Members of Youth Led Prevention at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities Fair at The University of Akron.
YLP and Teens on the Move enjoyed Firestone High School's presentation of "The Odd Couple."
YLP joined The Summit County Teen Institute for their December meeting.
YLP and Teens of the Move watched Cleveland State University's production of "Fragmented."
The YLP gathered around the Christmas Tree during the gift exchange.
YLP, Teens on the Move and Kids With a Vision enjoyed ice skating and sledding at Locke 3 in Downtown Akron.
YLP volunteering at The Salvation Army.
Putting together boxes for a Salvation Army donation.
YLP taking a break while raking leaves for members of the community.
YLP learning about Diwali, an Indian holiday.
Youth Led Prevention leaders.
The YLP mentors and youth leaders at Akron-UMADAOP's 23rd Annual Conference.
The YLP team enjoying a Cleveland Cavalier's game!
Youth Led Prevention showing their support while walking in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Akron.
Youth Led Prevention walked at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in support of Akron-UMADAOP's President and CEO, Dr. Wade.
Youth Led Prevention showing their support by walking at the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Youth Led Prevention with Zippy, The University of Akron's mascot.