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DEA: Teens ‘I Choose my Future’ and Teens increase in Vaping

You could hear a pin drop as 700 Boise middle school students hear DEA’s #ICHOOSEMYFUTURE DEA Caribbean, DEA San Diego and DEA Seattle challenged kids know their why & chose their futures. Dont be copy, be yourself. Way to deliver Bobby and Rocky! #drugsaresonotcool

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Overall, the #MTF2018 survey found within the past year, teens in all three grades have greatly increased use of “any vaping” (i.e. nicotine, marijuana), raising the possibility of teens transitioning to smoking tobacco cigarettes within the next few years.

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YMCA Accelerator: Seeking youth volunteers

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The Get Engaged program is an innovative program from the City of Seattle and the Accelerator YMCA. We place emerging leaders ages 18-29 on 18 different public Boards and Commissions each year and support their development of leadership competencies.

This program gives young people real leadership experience and empowers them to take charge of their communities.

The deadline to apply is May 31. Applications are available here