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2022 Chapter Awards!

Kick Butts Day 2022 Outstanding Chapter Winners – Needham SALSA

Every year at our Kick Butts Day: Youth Day of Action event, we present awards to a few of our amazing Chapters, an Adult Advisor, and a Statewide Youth Leader! Take a look at the awards we will be presenting and this year’s nominees!

Statewide Youth Leadership Award

Statewide Youth Leadership Award: Given to a youth leader who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote the social norm that most youth do not smoke and who embodies what it means to be a community leader.

  • Winner: Tia Kareh (Hoosac Valley)  
  • Finalists: Maxim Grin (Needham SALSA), Landon Le (TEASA) 

Adult Advisor Award

Adult Advisor Award: Given to an adult advisor who has shown an extraordinary amount of dedication to youth tobacco prevention and promoting youth voice.

  • Winner: Laura Assade (Salem Youth Commission) 
  • Nominees: Jamal Gooding (Brockton – PACC Global), Lovelee Heller (Somerville Positive Forces), Andre Chandonnet (YWCA Lowell) 

Outstanding Chapter Award

Outstanding Chapter Award: Given to a Chapter that shows consistent dedication and passion to youth tobacco prevention and amplifying youth voice.

  • Winner: Needham SALSA  
  • Nominees: Allston-Brighton PAUSES; TEASA (Everett); Roxbury Tenants of Harvard (Boston) 

Upstream Prevention Award

Upstream Prevention Award: Given to a Chapter that has shown dedication to addressing root causes of health disparities including tobacco use and racism.

  • Winner: BOLD Teens (Dorchester) 
  • Nominees: Waltham Trailblazers; PACC (Brockton); Healthy Lynnfield