Students Leading Students - 5:13
with Pam Voss-Page, Student Leadership Services Inc.
Posted Aug 28, 2017
Student Leadership Services Inc. is a Michigan-based non-profit dedicated to ensuring our youth remain safe, healthy, and alcohol and drug free. Student Leadership Services accomplishes this through innovative and evidence-based prevention programs within student-led, adult-supported chapters. Since inception in 1982, SLS fosters a safe, supportive, interactive, and engaging environment to cultivate interpersonal and peer resistance skills that will decrease alcohol, tobacco, and drug use among youths. Pam Voss-Page, Executive Director of Students Leadership Services, Inc. discusses the importance of students making a difference. Interview recorded August 24th, 2017.
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