Core Measures Survey 2022

The Drug-Free Communities Core Measures Survey is a supplement to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The survey measures youth's past 30-day use, perceptions of risk, and perceptions of parental and peer disapproval of tobacco and vape products, alcohol, marijuana, and…

Celebrating Pride & Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth

These days Pride may be synonymous with rainbow-saturated logos, apparel, and celebrations, but the origins of the movement began with young LGBTQ people fighting against discrimination in the Stonewall Uprising of 1969. While decades of activism has led to major…

Winners of the 2022 Youth Photovoice Contest

Congratulations to Jenna, Danni, Ruby, and Abigail, the winners of the 2022 Youth Photovoice Contest! Photovoice is an annual photography contest that challenges local youth to promote healthy choices, reimagine public spaces, and celebrate community. This year ACT partnered with…

ACT’s Alyssa Irizarry Recognized as 2022 Emerging Leader of Southern Vermont

Shires Young Professionals and Southern Vermont Young Professionals announced today that Alyssa Irizarry, Projects Coordinator at Alliance for Community Transformations (ACT), has been selected as a 2022 Emerging Leader of Southern Vermont. “It’s a joy to be recognized as an…

Celebrate Youth Appreciation Month in Bennington!

May is Youth Appreciation Month in Vermont, and each year we come together to celebrate Bennington youth for all that they contribute to the community! This year, instead of one day of fun, we're celebrating throughout the month of May…