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Champions for Youth Summit

$495 – Limited Capacity – In-Person

April 24 - April 26 ET

Champions for Youth Summit Description

Join the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Prevention Connections for an exciting opportunity to be part of the Champions for Youth Summit in Falls Church, Virginia (a suburb of Washington, D.C.) on April 24-26, 2023!

We will convene hundreds of prevention professionals from around the country who are committed to exploring best practices to impact youth and young adults on topics such as tobacco and nicotine use, substance use, and factors that impact childhood obesity.

Join hundreds of champions throughout government, nonprofits, public health, and more to explore and learn evidence-based practices that empower youth to make healthy choices.

Champions Will Experience Topics Related To:

  • Tobacco Prevention & Cessation
  • E-Cigarette/Vaping Prevention & Cessation
  • Child Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Hydration
  • Cannabis and Marijuana Prevention
  • Opioids and Prescription Drug Misuse
  • Other Substance Use
  • and more!

Summit Schedule (Subject to Change)

Sunday, April 23, 2023
4pm – 6pm ET – Check-In

Monday, April 24, 2023
8:30am – 9:30am ET – Keynote
9:50am – 12:10pm ET – General & Breakout Sessions
12:20pm – 1:30pm ET – Lunch & Keynote
1:50pm – 4:10pm ET – General & Breakout Sessions
5:00pm – 7:30pm ET – Networking Event

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
8:30am – 9:30am ET – Keynote
9:50am – 12:10pm ET – General & Breakout Sessions
12:20pm – 1:50pm ET – Lunch & Keynote
2:00pm – 3:00pm ET – Keynote
3:00pm – 4:00pm ET – National and Local Roundtables

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
8:30am – 9:30am ET – Keynote
9:30am – 10:30am ET – Keynote
10:30am – 11:30am ET – Keynote

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About Your Host Organizations

Established in 1999 by the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) empowers Virginia’s youth to make healthy choices by reducing and preventing youth tobacco and nicotine use, substance use, and childhood obesity.

Prevention Connections (PC) was established in 2003 to expand the childhood obesity and tobacco-use prevention efforts of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. Its mission is to promote health through nutrition, increased physical activity, and tobacco prevention and cessation.


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Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park
3111 Fairview Park Dr.
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
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