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The City of Santa Clarita will host a “Drug Free Youth in Town” Year-end Celebration to highlight the accomplishments made in local schools by members and organizers of the DFYIT program. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 4, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.

DFYIT is a free, school-based, voluntary, anti-drug club for high school teens. The club is run by kids, for kids, allowing teens to thrive in a drug-free setting with like-minded peers. Since its launch in Santa Clarita in 2012, DFYIT has reached thousands of youth by spreading the program’s drug-free message through events, speaker engagements and activities both on and off school campuses.

“The DFYIT program is an important part of the City of Santa Clarita’s effort to ensure the health of our local youth, “ said Mayor Marsha McLean, “The City is dedicated, along with the Sheriff’s Department and local organizations, to educate kids on the dangers of drugs and actively encourage and empower Santa Clarita youth who choose to be drug-free.”

The Drug Free Youth in Town Year End Celebration will highlight the impact DFYIT has made in Santa Clarita schools and the community, and will recognize the officers of each of the campus clubs and the teen students who help facilitate the program’s anti-drug awareness assemblies to local sixth graders.  The event will include opening comments from Mayor Marsha McLean, student testimonials, acknowledgement of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department and medical personnel.

DFYIT is a collaborative effort among the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County and the William S. Hart Union High School District.

For additional details on the DFYIT program, contact Janine Prado, Human Services Administrator for the City’s Community Services Division, at (661) 250-3716 or visit dfyitscv.com.

 

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