We are so proud of Real Talk member, Saher. She was named the 2021 Girl Within Young Woman of the Year by The Village for Families and Children! Through her work, she has aided the coalition’s mission to prevent youth substance use and advocated for her peers, amplifying prevention efforts in Vernon. During her acceptance speech, Saher called underlined the barriers to substance use treatment for women in particular, and emphasized her desire to continue making lasting community-level changes. The event showcased strong women throughout the community, the funds raised throughout the event support The Village’s early intervention, educational, and empowerment programs for young women, girls, and their families.
More information regarding Saher’s accomplishment and the event may be found HERE.