One of the most effective ways to help you and your friends stay safe is through “peer to peer” learning … friends helping friends. Learn about the great work being done by these teen leadership organizations and find out how you can get involved.
SADD’s mission is to empower young people to successfully confront the risks and pressures that challenge them throughout their daily lives. We accomplish this by creating, equipping, and sustaining a network of student-run chapters in schools and communities focused on peer-to-peer education. SADD fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership, and advocacy skills so that young people make positive life decisions that will carry them throughout life.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences Education as determined by the state department of education.
Teens Learn To Drive Inc. is a North American non-profit organization dedicated to preventing death and injuries of teens and young adults through fun, interactive educational events. Their #LikeYouCare campaign aims to change driving culture by encouraging drivers to think about the road as a shared space and make driving decisions that show they care about the safety of themselves and the others.
Started in 2002, Teens in the Driver Seat® is the first peer-to-peer program for teens that focuses solely on traffic safety and addresses all major risks for this age group. Teens help shape the program and are responsible for implementing it and educating their peers and parents; Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) provides the science, guidance and project resources.