PEER EDUCATOR (PEER)
The PEER program aims to reduce underage drinking by influencing the decision-making and behavior
of the youth by creating an enabling environment for the youth to share healthy attitudes and social norms.
YOUTH ADVOCATE TEAM
Youth Advocates learn about the effects of underage drinking, analyze alcohol messaging within
the community, enact community-based activities to educate their peers, organize public campaigns against
underage drinking and advocate for policy changes.
The Advocates meet Tuesday afternoons and partcipiate in a number of of retreats and conferences
across the United States, testify before DC City Council members, give presentations, attend board meetinfs conduct peer-to-peer
and merchant trainings, and publish an uncensored youth newsletter four times a year. A travel stipend is given to cover
the costs of transportation to all events and community service hours are given toward high school graduation.
If you would like to become a Youth Advocate, please contact Daniel Leland at the number or email listed
below with the following information to our office: name, date of birth, grade, address, phone number, email address and school.
Office: (202) 939-5473 * Fax: (202) 667-4201