Peer Education & Awareness
Provide opportunities for youth input on various topics and provide educational opportunities for kids of all ages.
A. Westport Police Youth Collaborative (WPYC)
In partnership with the Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) sponsors a dodgeball tournament in which police and students play one another to raise money for charity.
B. iMentor Program:
High school students work with younger students to help them understand Internet safety. Presentations are given each year to 6th grade students at Bedford Middle School and Coleytown Middle School.
C. Real Talk:
Presentation & Q/A by Staples Senior Members in partnership with the Staples Library to discuss their experiences with the college search and application process.
D. Marketing and Awareness (Communication):
Throughout the year and at events like the Slice of Saugatuck the committee works to get community feedback and to spread the word about our mission.