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2018 Ohio Adult Allies Summit

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2017 Ohio Adult Leader Summit: Engaging Youth In Equitable and Science-Based Prevention

December 1, 2017

Location: The Columbus State Conference Center - Center for Workforce Development - Columbus, Ohio

Cost: $50

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Registration begins at 8:00 AM

Prevention Action Alliance, in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio University's Voinovich school, is hosting the fourth annual Ohio Youth-Led Prevention Network Adult Leader Summit with the theme of Engaging Youth in Equitable and Science-Based Prevention. The summit will discuss the important role you play as an adult leader and will share information on exciting developments in youth-led prevention in Ohio. You will hear from experts on topics such as project-based learning, promoting equity in youth-led programming, and applying science based prevention strategies in youth-led programming.

Currently in the process of applying for CEUs from OhioMHAS



Featured Speakers!


Tynisha N. Worthy is the Cultural and Linguistic Competence Coordinator for JOURNEY to Successful Living, a program of the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. She works to ensure that their programming is youth-driven, family-guided and culturally and linguistically competent – promoting understand and appreciation of the differences in individuals and families. She is also a Strategic Partner of InterSections, a group that seeks to advance equity efforts by lifting up the points of intersection. Tynisha has a Master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from Northern Kentucky University.

Eileen Cooper Reed is a Strategic Partner of InterSections, a group that seeks to advance equity efforts by lifting up their points of intersection. She dedicates herself to being an intuitive mentor and developing servant leadership in herself and others. A well-known and highly regarded Cincinnati activist, Eileen has served as President of the Cincinnati Public Schools Board (2005-2013), Director and Chair of the Board for InterAct for Health (2005 – 2013), Board member and Chair of Board for the SC Ministry Foundation (2005 – 2011), and Director of the Children’s Defense Fund (1994-2005). Eileen has a JD from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland.


Adam Fletcher is a Canadian writer, international educator, and organizational consultant who works across the United States. He focuses on transforming the roles of people throughout society, and for more than a decade he’s motivated and strategized with individuals, organizations and communities as they discover how young people and adults can work together to foster positive, powerful realities for everyone, everywhere, all of the time.
Adam was the first student engagement specialist for Washington State’s education agency and co-founded the state’s Youth Service and Leadership Team. He later worked with the Washington State Department of Health as the Coordinated School Health Program Manager and directed a statewide youth-led campaign against childhood obesity for two years.
Adam has served in state government, worked for national nonprofit organizations, and was a youth worker for more than a decade. He is the founding director of The Freechild Project, focused on connecting young people and social change around the world, and SoundOut, the first national organization committed to promoting student voice and Meaningful Student Involvement throughout the education system.
His writing appears in magazines and academic journals, and he has authored more than 50 publications, including books, such as The Freechild Project Guide to Youth-Driven Programming and The Practice of Youth Engagement. Adam’s graduate work was at the University of Washington College of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, and received his undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College focused on Youth Studies and Critical Pedagogy.


Mr. Tracy Johnson is the current Managing Partner of TTJ Group, LLC and works with various federal, state, and local agencies and corporations in developing comprehensive, integrated prevention services to economically disadvantaged and African American children and families. Tracy has presented at national, state, and local public health and substance misuse prevention conferences, and led his team in providing youth-led prevention trainings to Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Programs sites across Ohio in 2015. He also has served on national, state, and local advisory councils on substance misuse, violence prevention, and their related causes.
Tracy has a special interest in working in urban communities to increase substance misuse prevention strategies in high-risk conditions and to understand the Affordable Care Act. He has received numerous certificates in training in prevention, including awards for crime prevention as well as being the lead facilitator on substance misuse prevention in several urban communities across the country.
Previously, Tracy has worked at the Invitation Health Institute and Minnesota Institute of public health, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s Central Regional Team of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center, and was president of the Martin L. King Jr. Community Services of Illinois from 1989 to 2003.

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