This is a forum for students, youth organizations, and community groups to share insights and important information. Speak Out 4 Kids is a partnership with sponsored youth groups, where children drive the content and direction of the message.
Each of the teams below created short audio clips for Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for drug and alcohol abuse awareness. Click each image to hear their PSA!
Siouxland Cares created the “beSomebody” initiative as a result of community leaders coming together and talking about the problem of substance abuse and related violence issues. Their message was that somebody needs to do something, somebody needs to communicate positive and uplifting messages to young people, young adults, and parents. That somebody is us – we each need to hold ourselves accountable to be that positive agent of change.
In 2011, a team of students from Bishop Heelan school created the award winning entry in a video contest. The video is 1 minute long and is titled, “Lose the Mask.”
Read more about the program at http://siouxlandcares.org/be-somebody/.