Teen Summit Focuses on Overcoming Obstacles

The Youth Alcohol Abuse Prevention Coalition (YAAPC) hosted the "Summit 4 Change" at the nCENTER in Rockford. This is the group's fifth annual meeting.

It focused on topics like education, HIV awareness, sexual responsibility and the dangers of tobacco.

Students also had a chance to speak with college representatives about their futures.

The keynote speaker was Sharaud Moore. His remarkable story was featured in the 2007 movie 'Freedom Writers.'

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