Reality Check To Hold Teen Leadership Training

FULTON, NY – Reality Check and Youth 4 Youth will hold a teen Leadership Training August 25, from 10 a.m. – 3: 30 p.m. at the Fulton Community room.

Teens 13-18 years old, living in Cayuga, Onondaga and Oswego counties who are interested in learning critical leadership skills such as public speaking and managing a group, are encouraged to attend.

The training starts at 10 a.m., is free and both snacks and lunch will be provided.

Reality Check is a youth led action movement with the main goal of exposing the advertising and marketing practices of the tobacco industry.

Reality Check is an opportunity to meet new people, make friends and build experience for your college applications and your resume.

Members learn public speaking skills, effective communication, advocacy and problem solving skills and have the opportunity to work along side adult partners. Most importantly, Reality Check gives youth the opportunity to make a difference in their community and across NYS.

Reality Check members meet monthly in each of the three counties for planning, training and participation in community activities.

Interested youth should contact Reality Check of Cayuga, Onondaga and Oswego counties at 315-343-2344 #23 or via email at [email protected] for an application.

Reality Check is funded by the New York State Department of Health, through Bureau of Tobacco Control.

OCO Health Education Youth4Youth is a youth led groups with a focus on Adolescent Reproductive Health, Youth Leadership and Community Engagement.

Youth4Youth meets weekly at the Center for Reproductive Health located at 522 S. Fourth St., Fulton.

Youth interested in joining should call OCO Health Education at 342-7532.

The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute funds OCO Youth4Youth.