Important Update on the Kansas Youth Empowerment Conference

In an effort to provide Kansas youth and adults with meaningful opportunities for prevention education, Kansas Family Partnership will not be hosting its annual Kansas Youth Empowerment Conference on October 10, 2017. As we make changes to agency services, which will allow us to more effectively meeting growing prevention needs, look for future announcements about our programs, campaigns and events.

In the meantime, we encourage everyone to take advantage of the upcoming prevention activities listed below through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day. This initiative encourages Kansas youth and adult drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians to exercise caution on the road every day and help put the brakes on traffic fatalities throughout the state.

Enter Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Poster Contest
Enter Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Video Contest
Attend Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day
Read Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Blog Posts

Enter Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Poster Contest

KDOT is looking for Kansas youth ages 5-13 to help Put the Brakes on Fatalities! Participants can submit artwork that illustrates their thoughts on what it means to put the brakes on fatalities. Three statewide contest winners will receive a Kindle Fire tablet with case, $50 Amazon gift card, $50 Walmart gift card and movie passes. Eighteen regional contest winners will receive a bicycle and helmet. Poster entries must be postmarked by September 22, 2017, so check out additional contest details today!

Enter Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Video Contest

KDOT is looking for Kansas teens grades 8-12 to help Put the Brakes on Fatalities! Participants can submit a 6- to 60-second video educating drivers on safe road behaviors. Three statewide contest winners will receive an iPad, GoPro or DJI Osmo camera. The school of the grand prize winner will receive $500 for its booster club. Video entries must be posted by September 24, 2017, so check out additional contest details today!

There’s Still Time to Let Us Show You How to Make a Difference!

We know you’ve been busy enjoying spring break, so we’ve extended our KYLS application deadline to March 31, 2017!

What is KYLS? We’re glad you asked! Kansas Youth Leadership Summit (KYLS) is a program that empowers Kansas youth and adults to live positive lifestyles that strengthen their schools and communities! During the summit, teams of youth and adults from across Kansas create action plans aimed at making their communities safer, healthier places to live. How do we do it? By supporting positive behaviors, reducing substance use and encouraging safe driving!

Sound intriguing? Learn more and apply now!

Apply Now to Let Us Show You The Power of One!

2017 KYLS Logo - 300x300Not sure YOU can make a difference? Let the Kansas Youth Leadership Summit show you how The Power of One can make a difference!

July 30 – August 1, 2017
Rock Springs 4-H Center
Junction City, KS

What is KYLS? We’re glad you asked! Kansas Youth Leadership Summit (KYLS) is a program that empowers Kansas youth and adults to live positive lifestyles that strengthen their schools and communities! During the summit, teams of youth and adults from across Kansas create action plans aimed at making their communities safer, healthier places to live. How do we do it? By supporting positive behaviors, reducing substance use and encouraging safe driving!

Sound intriguing? Learn more and apply now!

Mark Your Calendar for a Chance to Learn How YOU Can Make a Difference!

2017 KYLS Logo - 300x300Kansas Youth Leadership Summit
A program of Kansas Family Partnership sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation

Mark your calendar for a chance to learn how YOU can make a difference!
July 30 – August 1, 2017
Rock Springs 4-H Center
Junction City, KS

What
Kansas Youth Leadership Summit (KYLS) is a program that empowers Kansas youth and adults to live positive lifestyles that strengthen their schools and communities! During the summit, teams of youth and adults from across Kansas create action plans aimed at making their communities safer, healthier places to live. How do we do it? By supporting positive behaviors, reducing substance use and encouraging safe driving!

Who
KYLS is open to youth and adults from any Kansas community! To get the best experience from the summit, we do have a few age requirements for teams and trainers, so check out who we encourage to get involved.

Cost
KYLS is FREE for teams and trainers! In addition to getting an awesome experience, we’ll cover meals, lodging, sessions, workshops, activities and materials.

Details
Space for teams and trainers is limited, so sign up for KYLS emails to get our application notification with more information!

Questions
If you would like to find out how KYLS can make a difference for your community, please don’t hesitate to contact KFP at 1.800.206.7231 or ksfampart@kansasfamily.com!

Learn More About KYLS

Promote Red Ribbon Week With Theme Products

2016 Red Ribbon Week ThemeMake the most of your Red Ribbon Week celebration by reaching out to our friends at National Family Partnership to learn more about the campaign and purchase products with this year’s theme. By supporting the national theme, Yolo. Be Drug Free.™, through product purchases, you help sustain Kansas Family Partnership efforts to prevent substance use throughout the state.