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Youth Lead Department

Leadership - Engagement - Activities - Diversion
Youth LEAD Main Office
Phone: (989) 775-4506
Fax: (989) 775-4529


Native Voices Newsletter - October 14, 2014

Youth LEAD Department News

Youth LEAD Department Super Saturday
Published: 1/12/2015 12:00:00 PM - Youth LEAD Department

January 17, 2015 12-2 p.m. Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum.
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Crystal Mountain Family Ski Trip
Published: 1/8/2015 3:00:00 PM - Youth LEAD Department

On Monday January 19, 2015 Tribal Families can join Youth LEAD at the mountain or ride in the van to spend a fun filled day skiing or snowboarding.
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"TheTruth about Heroin" Drug Education Event with presentation from FAN
Published: 1/7/2015 4:00:00 PM - Youth LEAD Department

Feb. 11 at 6pm. At the Eagle's Nest Tribal Gym. there will be a light dinner provided
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Vision Statement

To engage community youth ages 0-24 to become educated, healthy, successful leaders and active members of society.

Mission Statement

We do this through mentoring, support, and life skills development based on Anishinabe cultural values and healthy balance.

History of Youth LEAD

The idea of Youth LEAD came about as a need to consolidate youth services in order to increase collaboration, reduce duplication of services, and to provide a more focused approach to youth programming. In order to do just that, five teams from four departments were consolidated to form the new Youth LEAD Department: Behavioral Health Prevention, Education: K12, Education: Higher Education, At Large: Youth Coordinator, and Parks and Recreation. The programs were then reorganized to form three teams within Youth LEAD: Leadership, Activities and Diversion.