Our annual community events include:

  • Youth basketball tournaments
  • Prevention assemblies
  • Peace walks
  • Neighborhood revitalization projects
  • Prescription drug take-back events
  • BBQ and resource fairs
  • Holiday parade & strolls
  • Clothing drive give-backs
  • Volunteering at the BHA Family Fun Day
  • Teaching LifeSkills to youth at the Boys and Girls Club
  • Lessons about MLK and Civil Rights and more!

Additional events and workshops are focused solely on building up member protective factors and include:

  • Spoken word poetry workshops
  • Nutrition lessons
  • Personal finance presentations
  • Trips to RMV to get MA IDs
  • Therapeutic painting
  • Resume and job search assistance
  • Stress reduction techniques
  • Prevention month photo contest

Mission Statement

The group’s mission statement embodies the wide range of activities that members take part in:

"We are the youth of Charlestown, guiding our fellow residents towards healthier lifestyles. We BUILD community; SUPPORT our neighbors in need; and MODEL ways to live healthy and peaceful lives, free from addiction. We may be young, but we have the power to Turn it Around!"

Turn It Around Newsletters
2020

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Our youth aren’t just out having a great time this summer. They’re learning new Substance Use Prevention skills and strategies. Here’s a snapshot of the Harm Reduction training our Summer Enrichment youth participated in with Alexis Walls from the Boston Public Health Commission! Thank you Alexis!! ... See MoreSee Less

Our youth aren’t just out having a great time this summer. They’re learning new Substance Use Prevention skills and strategies. Here’s a snapshot of the Harm Reduction training our Summer Enrichment youth participated in with Alexis Walls from the Boston Public Health Commission! Thank you Alexis!!

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Ever wonder why fish dont get struck by lightning? Or how to
build your own lava lamp? AccuWeather has you covered! Visit http://ow.ly/oWHH50AVBNG for more information! #summerlearning #summerfun #youthactivities #didyouknow #turnitaround

Turn It Around youth leader Khalid wants to remind you on this #wellnesswednesday not to underestimate yourself. Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do. #turnitaround #youthwisdom #smarterthanyouthink #yougotthis #ithinkican ... See MoreSee Less

Turn It Around youth leader Khalid wants to remind you on this #wellnesswednesday not to underestimate yourself. Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do. #Turnitaround #youthwisdom #smarterthanyouthink #yougotthis #ithinkican