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…

2021 Community Survey Results

ACT's annual Community Survey helps us understand community members' perceptions on youth substance use in Bennington. Adult community members' anonymous feedback informs our work to address this issue for the health and well-being of our community's youth. View this year's…

Affirming & Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Bennington: An Interview with Heather Voice

Heather Voice is the facilitator for GLOW (Gay, Lesbian...or Whatever!) at Mt. Anthony Union Middle School, in addition to being a Reading Specialist and Literacy Coach. She has been teaching in the SVSU for 11 years. Tell us about GLOW…

Meet ACT’s Community Leaders: Katrina Hastings

Meet Katrina Hastings, ACT's Civic/Volunteer Sector Leader: "I am the Youth Services Librarian at the McCullough Free Library in North Bennington, VT. Prior to becoming a librarian, I worked in various educational settings with children and families. I’ve seen firsthand…