Published on February 24th, 2017 | by YouParent


Community Dialogue Night, March 15

Join us for our Community Dialogue Night.

Wednesday, March 15th from 6:30-8:30pm
at Burlington High School’s Cafeteria
This event is free and open to the public, and includes dinner.

Students from Burlington High School and Above the Influence Burlington are working with BPHC to create ways for the community to discuss and support healthy choices in Burlington! Join them on Wednesday, March 15th from 6:00-8:00pm in the Burlington High School cafeteria to discuss trends from our Burlington Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. A free dinner will be provided.

The event will include:
  • Some education on key issues like e-cigarettes, marijuana, and prescription drugs.
  • A look at our local data on youth risk behaviors and community strengths
  • Discussion with teens on the issues they face like peer pressure, sexual health, and drugs and alcohol.
BHS students, parents, guardians, staff AND community are encouraged to attend this evening of open and respectful dialogue about important issues! For more information contact Youth Prevention Coordinator Tara Holaday at

Be sure to join us for the other nights in this series!

What Parents Need to Know About Marijuana, March 29 6:30-8:30pm
Presentation and Q & A with area educators and clinicians

Parenting in an Online World, April TBD
Presentation and discussion with national speaker from Mind Positive Parenting

About the Author

YouParent is a program of Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community. We are a coalition of Burlington residents, businesses, schools, colleges, parents, youth, medical professionals, students, social services, law enforcement officials, court representatives and more. We recognize that the damages of drugs, alcohol abuse and tobacco effect us all and we work together to create a healthier environment in Burlington, Vermont.

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