The Yavapai/Apache community has committed to an MPOWRD training for their community.
They hope to utilize all three programs (MPOWRD, 2B MPOWRD and Msquared) by the end of February.
Certification was awarded to Native American leader Shawn Namoki, whose dedication to Native Youth has provided MPOWRD meetings within the support of the Hopi Foundation.
The first training in Holyoak, Massachusetts was held under the Mass Mutual grant. Five schools in Hampden County, Massachusetts will be offering the MPOWRD Leadership Program in the Fall.
2B MPOWRD for middle school is officially published after being tested within middle school populations in the Phoenix area for the past two years.
Msquared for young adults is now available for youth advocates. (ages 18-24)
Anaheim School District in Orange County trains social workers from ten high schools and four middle schools.
Teen Addiction Anonymous’ MPOWRD Leadership Program was awarded a $100,000 grant through the Mass Mutual Community Impact Grant and a $50,000 grant for Orange County to provide MPOWRD scholarship opportunities in both Massachusetts and California.
The Bashas’ Art Gallery hosted a private showing to help Teen AA raise funds for MPOWRD scholarships for Native Youth organizations. The celebration included honoring the advocacy of Michael Allison as a proponent for Native Youth support.
MPOWRD facilitator training program was held in Flagstaff for representatives supporting our Native Youth.
MPOWRD Teen Ambassadors were invited to adress Flagstaff, Arizona community members who were interested in investing in supporting our Native Youth.
AJDC awarded Teen AA’s MPOWRD Leadership Program with their 2016 Outstanding Community Partner Award.
Michael Allison, Native American Liaison for the Arizona Department of Health, and the Cultural Competency Directors meet to discuss the MPOWRD program for Native teen outreach.
Teen Ambassadors from Millenium High School lead a panel presentation to Native Health Representatives.
Arizona State University commits to the exploration and development of a logic model for the MPOWRD Leadership and Prevention Program.
Argosy University completes evidence-based research at Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections investigating why juveniles choose Teen Addiction Anonymous as their favorite group “behind the fence.”
Teen Addiction Anonymous re-brands program meetings to MPOWRD for Leadership and Prevention.
A conference with Kids at Hope and Teen Addiction Anonymous creates outreach in behalf of Native Youth, their voices and their communities.
Read here about Dr. Covey recognizing four Arizona teens as Teen AA Ambassadors.
Social Venture Partner Award winner –
Teen Addiction Anonymous breaks ground in training both Paradise Valley School District and Phoenix Union HSD.
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections invests in Teen AA – trains staff and utilizes programs in their facilities
AA World Services has no objections to Teen AA’s modified 12 steps as used within the context of its program.
Efforts in Washington DC earn written endorsements of Teen Addiction Anonymous by Congressman Brian Baird (WA) and Congressman John Shadegg (AZ).
Teen Addiction Anonymous officially becomes a non profit organization representing the voices of the teens who conceptualized and built this program.