Youth Ambassador Coalition
The Youth Ambassadors Coalition (YAC) is a group of high school students in Anderson County, TN. These Ambassadors have a passion for improving their schools and community by preventing and reducing substance misuse.
WE’RE CURRENTLY RECRUITING MEMBERS FOR THE 2023-2024 YAC COHORT!
Have you seen the impact of substance misuse among your friends, family or in the community and want to make a difference?
ASAP Youth Ambassadors Develop Solutions,
IGNITE CHANGE, EDUCATE and ADVOCATE
Ambassadors see how substance misuse harms their peers and community. They prioritize problems and develop solutions to strategically decrease those harms.
Ambassadors carry out activities to provide information, build skills, provide support, change consequences, decrease access and change physical design.
Ambassadors are empowered to understand how current legislation that affects their community, educate their lawmakers and advocate for the changes they would like to see.