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Alexya Racicot, D.A.R.E. International Youth Advocacy Board Canada Representative

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, Ontario, Youth Advocacy Board

Alexya Racicot, D.A.R.E. International Youth Advocacy Board Canada Representative

My name is Alexya Racicot, I live in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, and I am a grade 11 student passionate about the field of law in general. I am a hard working and enthusiastic student. I’m not shy to talk in front of a crowed and to share my ideas. I participate in several team sports […]

D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award 2017

Posted on January 12, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News, Spotlight, Youth Advocacy Board

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The D.A.R.E. America Board of Directors is pleased to offer a $20,000 scholarship to recognize academic excellence and reward students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. This scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice.  Payment will be made directly […]

Julia Manning, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New Jersey Representative

Posted on December 13, 2016 by in Hometown, New Jersey, Youth Advocacy Board

Julia Manning, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New Jersey Representative

My name is Julia Manning and I’m a high school sophomore from New Jersey. I am a hardworking and dedicated student and athlete, and I have received many academic and athletic awards. But more important than personal awards in school and sports is the health and happiness of ourselves and those around us. I have […]

Danielle Littrell, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Washington Representative

Posted on December 2, 2016 by in Hometown, Washington, Youth Advocacy Board

Danielle Littrell, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Washington Representative

My name is Danielle Littrell and I live in the Tri-Cities here in Washington! I am 16 years old and I am a varsity cheerleader for my High school. I am doing running start at my community college and my plan is to finish my AA and then attend a 4 year university and get […]

Richard Smith, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board California Representative

Posted on December 1, 2016 by in California, Hometown, Youth Advocacy Board

Richard Smith, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board California Representative

My name is Richard Smith and I am a sophomore from Tracy, California. I like to participate in speech and debate events, marching band, and activities at my church. In my spare time I like to study American history and politics. I volunteer at organizations in my community, like Brighter Christmas, Tracy Senior Association and […]

Tess Darrow, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New York Representative

Posted on November 28, 2016 by in Hometown, New York, Youth Advocacy Board

Tess Darrow, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New York Representative

My name is Tess Darrow and I am the New York State D.A.R.E Youth Advocacy Board representative. I am a sophomore at Pelham Memorial High School located in Pelham, New York. For the past two years I’ve had the wonderful opportunity working with a local coalition called ‘Pelham PACT’ (Parents And Community Together). The mission […]

Jarrod Wright, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Georgia Representative

Posted on October 20, 2016 by in Georgia, Hometown, Youth Advocacy Board

Jarrod Wright, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Georgia Representative

Jarrod is a junior at Southeast Whitfield High School in Dalton, Georgia. He enjoys playing sports, and his favorite is basketball. He also loves to volunteer for things like coaching youth teams, packing gifts for under-privileged children, and helping in food drives. He attends Welcome Hill Baptist Church and does volunteer work there as well. […]

Join the D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board

Posted on September 27, 2016 by in News, Spotlight, Youth Advocacy Board

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Mission “To serve as D.A.R.E.’s student advisor and ambassador providing insight, voice, and advocacy for D.A.R.E. education programs.” What is YAB and What’s Its History The Youth Advocacy Board (YAB) was initiated in 2000 with the concept of electing one high school student from each state to represent the interest of their community, D.A.R.E. America, […]

The D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board at the 29th International Training Conference

Posted on September 8, 2016 by in 29th DARE International Training Conference, Youth Advocacy Board

29th D.A.R.E. International Conference

D.A.R.E. America held our 29th D.A.R.E International Training Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on July 19-21, 2016.  In attendance at the conference were 8 of our D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board members. Our 8 Youth Advocacy Board members were able to join us as volunteers, assisting D.A.R.E. America in making the conference a success!  Each YAB assisted […]

Hibbing High School Sophomore Will Durie DAREs to be the Example

Posted on August 28, 2016 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News, Spotlight, Youth Advocacy Board

Will Durie, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Minnesota Representative

HIBBING — Hibbing High School sophomore Will Durie has a lot on his plate. The teen is a three-season athlete, a musician and a member of his school’s TADA (Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol) group. He also sings, participates in the Knowledge Bowl and math teams, and keeps his grades at a 4.0 average. Durie […]