YSB Day at the Capital

On April 24th 2024 AHM Prevention Coordinator, Executive Director and 2 RHAM staff members accompanied 4 SOAR Youth Leadership group members and 2 RHAM High school students to the State Capital for YSB day. The event was hosted by the CT Youth Services Association and was attended by approximately 64 youth and 45 adults representing Youth Services from across Connecticut. The day was comprised of youth creating powerful storyboards to be displayed in the Capitol building, visiting the legislative chambers while in session, and a panel discussion between youth and state legislators focusing on the problems and challenges facing today’s youth and what we can do to best support youth now and in the future. It was a day that encouraged youth to feel empowered and heard