Our annual community events include:

  • Youth Basketball Tournament in March
  • Prescription Drug Take Back Day in June
  • BBQ and Resource Fair during September’s Recovery Month
  • Christmas Time Giveback (such as hat and glove drives)
  • Volunteering at the Charlestown Halloween Parade
  • Volunteering at the BHA Unity Day in August
  • Lesson about MLK and the Civil Rights Movement for youth at the Boys and Girls Club in January
  • Assistant teaching LifeSkills to youth at the Boys and Girls Club

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!"

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