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Youth Leaders in Violence Prevention

Nominations are being accepted for the “Outstanding Youth Leader in Violence Prevention” Award.

by Peoria Magazine |
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The Center for Prevention of Abuse (CFPA) is accepting nominations for its “Outstanding Youth Leader in Violence Prevention” Award, presented by Ameren Illinois. High school students in Peoria, Tazewell or Woodford County who have received some form of CFPA’s violence prevention education programming are eligible for the award.

They must show a significant commitment to creating a safe and peaceful environment at home, school, their workplace, or out in the community. Their project or program must be related to one of CFPA’s core service areas: domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual abuse/assault, elder abuse or abuse of adults living with disabilities.

Nominations are open through March 31, and CFPA will announce the winner in May. For more information or to download the nomination form, visit