Prevention Coordinator at Ellington Youth Services
Coordinated a DMHAS (Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services) PFS (Partnership for Success) grant the town received for the prevention of underage drinking. Also, I coordinate programs and workshops for parents and youth, publish a newsletter for parents and develop media campaigns that include websites, social media and video production and editing. Co-advisor for Rise Above Student Leadership group. Co-chair of the local prevention council, DPYC (Council for Developing Positive Youth Culture), which also serves as the Youth Advisory Board for Ellington and the coalition for any grants.
May 2007 - Present
Freelance Writer at The North Central News
Writes local feature stories. Also wrote a column called "In The Schools" for several years.