On Tuesday, March 9th, Stephen spoke to the student body at Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. His topics included underage drinking, other drug use, bullying, and creating positive changes in the school environment. He was introduced by one of his campers who attends BCD.
Helping teens maintain safe driving habits starts at home with open communication between parents and young drivers. According to past Liberty Mutual/SADD research, teens of parents who establish clear consequences for breaking family rules of the road are less likely to drive under the influence of alcohol (16 percent vs. 29 percent) or speed (44
On Friday, October 16th, Stephen will meet with SADD’s national Student Leadership Council (SLC) in Kingston, MA. Comprised of up to twenty young people, each from a different state, SLC members bring unique local and state perspectives to the national organization. The SLC works directly with the SADD National staff on new and continuing projects
On Tuesday and Wednesday, October 13th and 14th, Stephen joined an expert panel convened by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to offer advice regarding the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign and President Obama’s first national anti-drug strategy. He has served as spokesperson for a number of ONDCP initiatives during the past five years.
On Monday, October 12th, Stephen attended the annual golf outing of its corporate partner, DCH Auto Group, at the Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, NJ. Proceeds from the event will help advisors from DCH-sponsored SADD chapters attend the 2010 SADD National Conference in Orlando, Florida, June 27-30, 2010. Stephen made remarks about the SADD-DCH partnership during
Stephen’s comments on underage drinking appear in the first article of a four-part series on the subject in the Southtown Star, a newspaper in Chicago, Illinois. In the piece, One night can affect the rest of your future, Stephen talks about the migration of onset of alcohol use to younger and younger children as well
Stephen conducted a SADD Family Focus presentation at Tatnall County High School, in Reidsville, GA on Tuesday September, 15th at 6:00 pm. The goal of this motivational talk was to empower parents to play an active, influential role in the choices their children make about such things as underage drinking, other drug use, sex, violence, and
On Wednesday, September 9th and Thursday, September 10th Stephen conducted a national radio media tour on the subject of back-to-school teen driving. His remarks included results from research conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD, including data regarding drowsy and distracted driving, and tips for parents about how best to keep their teens safe behind the
The positive reception of “The Boy in the Boat — Life Lessons Learned at Camp,” a feature article written by Stephen and Ben Seifer for the May/June edition of Camping Magazine, has resulted in a new media outreach effort by the American Camp Association titled, “The Kid and the Camp Director” and a “re-purposing” of