Cherishing Moments from Healthy Youth Day

My name is Reuben L. I am a senior at Colonial Forge High School. This is my first year as a member of Y Street. So far this year, I was able to reach out to multiple students about the importance of tobacco-free public spaces through the Share The Air campaign. I believe that everyone … Read More

Leading The Charge, Together

Hey! It’s Ashlyn C and Abbey T, seniors at Charlottesville High School. We have both been a part of Y Street for two years. As Y Street activists and leadership team members, through the Rev Your Bev campaign, we have made a commitment with the nutrition director and the principal of our school to have … Read More

Full of Smoke

My name is Ruthie and I am a junior at Giles High School. I have been in Y Street for three years with two years of Leadership Team experience. While working with Y Street I have spent a lot of time learning about the effects of tobacco and e-cigarette products. I have worked with my … Read More

Celebrating “Breakfast With A Bud” at Hopkins Road Elementary School

Hi! My name is Jordan Wilson, I’m a Senior at Cosby High School in Midlothian, VA. I’ve been an activist in YST for 3 years, and have served as a member of our State Leadership team for 2 years. On December 15th, I had the opportunity to be apart of a Great Starts with breakfast … Read More

Youth Leadership Team Kicks Off Year

My name is Savannah Shaver and I am a youth activist with Y Street and a 2016-2017 member of the Y Street Leadership Team. As a member of Y Street, I have promoted a healthier Virginia by educating my peers and community members about the dangers of sugary drinks through the Rev Your Bev campaign … Read More