The mission of AMPLIFY (Arts & Media Promoting Leadership Initiatives For Youth) is to provide a healthy learning environment that fosters positive youth development and raises awareness about substance use disorders in the community through the use of arts and media.
As an alternative activities prevention program, AMPLIFY provides a safe space where youth can get in touch with their creative side while also learning essential development skills including leadership and healthy decision-making. We educate the youth about alcohol and other drugs (AOD) to equip them with the knowledge to make their own decisions regarding substance abuse abstinence. We hope to inspire youth to express themselves in a healthy manner, but to also understand the positive effects that creative arts can have in their community. The youth not only get the chance to experiment with different forms of art, but also develop new friendships, learn about teamwork, and create lasting memories.