The Community Fund of Darien

Darien High School Youth Asset Team


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The Community Fund’s Youth Asset Team (YAT) is a high school student group dedicated to promoting asset development among their peers.

The Youth Asset team meets bi-weekly to assist the efforts of the Thriving Youth Task Force, including

  • Planning alcohol-alternative events for their peers

  • Providing the teen perspective at Thriving Youth Task Force meetings

  • Speaking to PTOs about school transitions and risky behaviors

  • Visiting 8th grade students to share thoughts about the transition to high school

  • Planning and advertising prevention-related speakers and events

  • Participating in community service

  • Mentoring middle school Youth Asset Team students

If you are interested in learning more about the Youth Asset Team, please email Emily Larkin: Emily.Larkin@communityfunddarien.org.