Engaging Youth in Prevention: Scholarships Awarded

January 14, 2020

The American Indian and Alaska Native MHTTC and PTTC have awarded scholarships to two youth to attend this year's CADCA’s National Leadership Forum/SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day. The conference will occur February 3-6, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland. CADCA is a leading substance use prevention organization.

The two youth chosen to attend are Stevi Johnson, of Absentee-Shawnee and Sac and Fox Nation, and Tracy Tanyan Jr., of Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma and Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Pictured here is Stevi Johnson, who is a CADCA youth trainer.

Tracy Tanyan, Jr. will perform at the end of SAMHSA’s Prevention Day, during a celebration of Native American culture entitled: “Where Culture Meets Prevention: An Intertribal Exhibition.”  He is featured in the following video: https://www.cadca.org/where-culture-meets-prevention-intertribal-exhibition


For more information about the conference and the "When Culture Meets Prevention" exhibit, please check out the following:


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