Students Taking A New Direction (STAND)

STAND and Summer STAND (Students Taking A New Direction):

The guiding principle of STAND is that young people have the capacity for influencing their peers in positive ways. STAND’s mission is to develop student leaders. The ultimate goal is to empower all students to work towards a peaceful, drug free, kinder, grateful, accepting, and empathetic society.

Issues that STAND tackles include but are not limited to: Peer Resistance skills, Listening and Communication, Anti Bullying, Diversity, Community Awareness, Leadership, Positive Role Modeling, Conflict Resolution, Asset building, Community Service, Parent Relations and Engagement