Eagle River Youth Coalition (ERYC) continues to grow and evolve under its mission “to collaborate with Eagle River youth-serving organizations to assess prevention needs, coordinate substance abuse reduction efforts, and build capacity through strategic plans, programs and policies around the issues facing young people."

Explore how ERYC continues to make a positive impact on young people’s lives through youth suicide prevention efforts and Youth Leaders Council. Learn about the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, ERYC’s largest data assessment effort administered biennially to middle and high school students, and the You Told Us Social Norms campaign. Parents are invited to join the conversation and learn about resources through the Parents You Matter Dinner and Dialogue series. Take a minute to learn more about our members and how we all work together to make youth a community priority.

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Question, Persuade and Refer training
September 2
Avon Public Library

Wild & Scenic Film Festival
September 4, 2015
Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa

Vail Rotary Duck Race
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Vail Village

Red Ribbon Project Prevention Fundraiser
September 11
E-Town, Edwards

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Youth Leader Spotlight Jack Skidmore
August 31, 2015 - Jack Skidmore photo

Be The Change You Want To See In The World

“Oh Captain! My Captain! Rise Up and Hear the Bells!” Walt Whitman’s poetry perfectly describes 17-year old Jack Skidmore, Battle Mountain Varsity Soccer Team’s Co-Captain and long-standing bell ringing volunteer for the Vail Valley Salvation Army. When you do the math,…
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Youth Leader Spotlight Jaycey Beard
August 03, 2015 - Jaycey

It is much easier to fake a smile and offer a weak helping hand than to truly invest your time and energy into others. Most of the youth in our valley wake up each morning with genuine intentions of doing the right thing and abiding by a code of kindness and respect. And, the majority of these teens do…
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Youth Leader Spotlight Anabel Johnson
June 30, 2015 - AnabelJohnson

Finding balance and time for self-care is a leadership trait that many overlook, so it is doubly impressive when a high school leadership youth can articulate its importance and make it a goal. Anabel Johnson is an entering senior at Battle Mountain High School and is not only involved in many activities on and off campus, but also pursues her many passions and goals. For Anabel…
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Youth Leader Spotlight: Gretchen Pavelich
June 01, 2015 - GretchenPavelich

Spunky. Lighthearted. Excited. These characteristics illustrate Gretchen Pavelich, recent 8th grade graduate of St. Clare of Assisi. With an impressive schedule filled with numerous athletic and academic pursuits, Pavelich exemplifies the character of many traditional leaders through nontraditional avenues. Gretchen follows her passions and paves the way for others to break…
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Eagle River Youth Coalition - Making Youth a Community Priority
Physical Address: 34520 US Highway 6, C10 | Edwards, CO 81632
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4613 | Edwards, CO 81632
Phone: 970.949.9250 | info@eagleyouth.org
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