Action Alert


Cristo Rey Community Center


Lansing Teen Court

Youth Group Project for 2011
Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties

Most Teens Don'tDescriptor of Project: This project is a tri-county media campaign for Youth Groups in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties to show teens and adults that most teens do not engage in high-risk behaviors such as alcohol, tobacco, drug use, sexual activity, and violent behavior. The “Most Teens Don’t” committee of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties invites your youth group to participate in a winter/spring project for 2011 and/or a fall 2011 initiative!

Each project must include the following:

  • A kick-off event coordinated around the campaign
  • Willingness to assist with pre/post surveying your materials (“Most Teens Don’t” staff will assist)
  • Assist with Alcohol Awareness Month
  • One community event

Suggested project ideas:

  • Design a website for “Most Teens Don’t.” 
  • Create public service announcements for TV and/or radio.
  • Design a billboard for use in the Tri-County area
  • Create a video-clip dub to inspire healthy choices (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPcb7lX9Jhg).
  • Design a tri-county (Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties) logo for “Most Teens Don’t.” Logo should NOT be group specific to distinguish us from the Jackson campaign.
  • Reach Out Now/Teach In event  (if applicable for your district)
  • Design a video for use at movie theater trailers
  • Visit http://mostteensdont.com/index.php for other ideas.
  • Optional submissions:
    • Budget with proposed expenses.
    • Apply for a Prevention Network grant for trinkets/expenses (“Most Teens Don’t” staff will assist).
    • Posters, PSAs, video dub/sync

NOTE: Materials must be applicable tri-county wide and not school or group specific

What your Youth Group needs to provide:

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    Intent to Participate Form must be submitted electronically by January 7, 2011 to Harriett Dean at or fax to Harriett at 517-543-4870.
  • Signed Parent Consent and Release Form faxed by January 28, 2011 to Harriett Dean at 517-543-4870.
  • Signed Healthy Choices Pledge from participating youth. Pledges must be faxed by February 10, 2011 to Harriett Dean at 517-543-4870.

What your advisor/Youth Group Leader must provide:

  • Signed Consent and Release Form faxed by January 28, 2011 to Harriett Dean at 517-543-4870.
  • Staff support and facilities, if applicable.

If your project is selected, your Youth Group will receive:

  • MOST TEENS DON’T” t-shirts, give-aways
  • Pizza party upon completion
  • Special recognition at your county coalition
  • Local media coverage
  • Data around youth substance use for your project

Most Teen's Don't Organizational Documents

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