At the U.S. Capitol

Jena Finch, (left), Build a Generation Youth Master Plan coordinator is with Emma Dallas, Kevin Ruiz and Monica Euceda, Lake County Build a Generation youth interns, in front of the U.S. Capitol with a poster from the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s 29th Annual National Leadership Forum.

Lake County Build a Generation youth interns Kevin Ruiz, Emma Dallas and Monica Euceda, led by Youth Master Plan Coordinator Jena Finch, headed to the Washington, D.C., area to join approximately 2,800 substance-abuse-prevention specialists and advocates from throughout the country for CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s) 29th Annual National Leadership Forum.

CADCA’s Forum covered a range of topics – everything from how to prevent prescription drug abuse to addressing the increase in electronic cigarette use. The forum also covered trending marijuana issues and how to develop policies to reduce underage drinking.

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