Leadership

Engage With GUIDE’s PYD Initiatives

GUIDE’s Positive Youth Development (PYD) initiatives support Georgia communities by providing professionals with high-quality resources and training opportunities while teaching youth leadership skills necessary to impact community change. There are many ways...

Six Keys to Effective Advocacy

Voices for Prevention is gearing up for the virtual Substance Abuse Prevention Advocacy Day event on March 9, 2021! We will join agencies from across the state to talk about the importance of substance abuse prevention with our state legislators. While this day is an...

A Visionary Leader. A Great Partnership.

Contributed by Ari Russell In the early 1990s, Gwinnett County conducted its first comprehensive needs assessment. Several things became apparent: The needs of the community were growing along with the population; residents knew little about what services were...

Staff Appreciation: As Easy As ABC

While staff appreciation is often used as a buzz term by organizations, experts suggest that staff appreciation isn’t just a fad – it’s necessary in order to keep employees happy and dedicated to their jobs. According to Gallup: Workplace recognition motivates,...

Five Qualities of Great Camp Staff

Each year, we gather at Oxford College for Georgia Teen Institute (GTI), our summer youth leadership program for Youth Action Teams throughout Georgia. At the heart of this program is, without a doubt, the youth and adult volunteers who make up our staff. GTI would...