Monday, April 27th at 7 p.m.
Did you know that:
• Only 55% of Darien’s 7th-12th graders said that they can resist negative peer pressure and dangerous situations?
• Only 42% said that they know how to plan ahead and make choices?
If you want to learn more about what our teens think and feel about their world, come to the The Community Fund of Darien’s public forum to share the survey results for “thriving” and “risky” behaviors for 7th-12th graders. This forum will focus on our teen’s thoughts about their relationships, values and activities. The survey revealed rich data about our teen’s “developmental assets,” which are key traits that research shows are the building blocks to help our young people become caring, responsible and successful adults. The research is clear: the more developmental assets a teen has, the more likely they are to engage in healthy behaviors and the less likely they are to engage in risky behaviors. Following the presentation of survey results, a panel of experts will offer commentary on the results and answer community questions. Come learn more about our teens.
Sponsored by The Community Fund of Darien, this event was generously underwritten and co-sponsored by The Darien Library, Communities 4 Action, the Town of Darien Youth Commission, Silver Hill Hospital, and The Southfield Center. To learn more about The Community Fund of Darien’s mission to identify local needs and fund intelligent solutions, please visit www.communityfunddarien.org.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behing Nielsen's).