The Yes2Kids Conference brings together educators,
youth workers, counselors, school resource officers, and others who
are working on a daily basis to improve the lives of young Tennesseans.
The conference is a collaboration of state and local programs and was
created to provide outstanding training and network opportunities for
those who share a common belief in the potential of all youth. For more
information go to www.yes2kidstn.org.
An annual Tennessee Healthy Choices for Youth Conference
is conducted to which many persons interested in teen pregnancy and
sexually transmitted disease prevention and character/asset development
are invited. Nationally known speakers on abstinence and character building
present information from their experiences and data. Topics include
various areas of interest such as working with underserved youth, involving
males in the abstinence discussion, decision-making skills, diversity,
drug abuse prevention, healthy relationships, grant writing, character
education, and bullying prevention. Each event has been warmly received
and has generated excitement regarding the promotion of healthy life
styles among our youth. For additional information and registration
contact the Center for Youth Issues at (888) 357-8277 or go to www.ncyi.org.
Joe M. Rodgers Leadership Conference