Courage to Speak at Save A Life

In a riveting and thought-provoking Presentation, nationally renowned speaker, Ginger Katz, shares the story of her son Ian’s losing battle with drugs.  Through her Presentation, students and parents begin to recognize the telltale signs of alcohol and other drug use and the veils behind which those signs hide: anger, denial, fear, pain and deception. The […]

Keep the Streets Safe this St. Patrick’s Day!

As one of the country’s most popular holidays, St. Patrick’s Day has long celebrated the roots of 34.2 million Americans with Irish ancestry, and many more who just want to partake in the festivities. But, did you know that in 2014 there were 18 people killed in drunk-driving crashes on St. Paddy’s Day? This year, […]

“The Dating Game” at Save A Life

The 6th Annual Save A Life program is designed to inform and empower high school students and adults to be community allies and first responders to support teens and families in crisis. In order to achieve this, ASK will present 17 workshops, directed by professionals from several organizations, that specialize in prominent safety issues faced by teens each day. […]

‘Study Drugs’: What Parents Need to Know

3 Things Parents of High Schoolers Need to Know About ‘Study Drugs’ Just because amphetamines like Adderall are prescribed by a doctor doesn’t necessarily make them safe to use, one expert says. The second half of the school year can be a stressful time for high schoolers with the SAT, ACT, final exams and other important academic […]

Tobacco Free Parks May Be In the Future for Yorktown

On March 3, 2016 the Town of Yorktown Recreation Commission passed a resolution to ban tobacco and electronic cigarette use in town parks and recreational areas. The Alliance for Safe Kids joined POW’R Against Tobacco in educating the commission about the many benefits of such policies. Throughout New York State, tobacco-free outdoor areas have become a growing […]

Volunteers are Needed!

Tuesdays through March 29 Save A Life Prep ASK Office 2 pm – 5 pm Sunday, March 13 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Yorktown American Legion 3 Seatings: 8 am , 10, am, 12 pm Volunteers must arrive 30 minutes prior to seating Saturday, March 19 Lions Easter Egg Hunt Downing Park 9:30 am – […]

Want to Save A Life?

Save A Life is a program designed by the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) to inform and empower high school students and adults to become community allies and first responders to support teens and families in crisis. Save A Life is one of ASK’s leading programs which has directly touched the lives of over 1,000 […]

Prom Panel at YHS

With prom season right around the corner, The Alliance for Safe Kids, the YHS PTSA, and Yorktown High School are presenting “What Every Parent and Senior Should Know About Prom, Parties, and Potential Problems.” this Thursday evening. Alcohol is the most widely misused substance among America’s youth, and drinking by young people poses enormous health and safety […]

Save A Life: Wish List

Below are some of the things that are currently on our wish list for Save A Life. If you are out grocery shopping or running errands, please consider putting an extra one or 2 of the items in your cart for ASK! Gift Cards BJ’s Staples Walmart Perishable Items  Bottled Water!! Store-bought desserts Snacks (small bags […]

Youth Court '16 - Graduating Class

Congratulations to Our 2016 Youth Court Graduates

Twenty-eight students were honored Wednesday night as graduates of the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) Youth Court Class of 2016. “The Youth Court program enables students to experience first-hand what it is like to be an attorney, detective, Judge, Bailiff, and Court Officer,” said Youth Court Director, Nancy Levin. “This incredible program is a careful […]