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YSLT Kick Off Summit Recap

My name is Dakota Kahley and I am a senior at Stafford High School. I have been in Y Street for 4 years and this will be my 3rd year on the Y Street Leadership Team. Every summer, as leadership team members, we are invited to attend the YSLT Kick Off Summit. At the Summit, … Read More

No Minor Sale Success at the Diez y Seis Fiesta

My name is Charlotte Stalker from Las Cruces, and I am currently a member of the Evolvement New Mexico Leadership Team. This is my second year in the leadership team, which means I’ve gotten to organize and work events for both the 24/7 and No Minor Sale campaigns. September 16-17th, 2017 was the Diez y … Read More

24/7 Campaign: Meeting with My School Board

My name is Kevin Pulido and I’m a sophomore at Roswell High School. Since I joined Evolvement a year ago, I have been working on the 24/7 campaign to help make my school and all New Mexico schools truly tobacco-free. Throughout the year, I have participated in 24/7 events at my school, met with my … Read More

Building Skills and Friendship ENMLT Summit

Hello, my name is Katey Green, and I am a senior at Los Alamos High School. I am a part of the 2017-18 Evolvement New Mexico Leadership Team (ENMLT). As an Evolver I have had many great opportunities including leading 24/7 campaign event at my school for Kick Butts Day and meeting with my principal … Read More

Great Starts with Breakfast at the Childhood Obesity Conference

My name is Lyndsey Dillingham and I am writing this at the conclusion of my junior year. This upcoming school year will be my second year on YSLT and my third year in Y Street altogether. My passion for improving the health of our home state led me to participate in as many campaign events … Read More


Hello! My name is Faviola Marin, and I recently graduated from V. Sue Cleveland High School and the Evolvement program. I started Evolvement three years ago, unaware of how it would impact my life. I was a shy sophomore, not really sure how to talk to people, but here I was thrown to the wolves … Read More

Kicking Butts with the 24/7 Campaign

Kick Butts Day (March 15, 2017) is a nationwide day of action where youth across the country participate in tobacco-free efforts. This year, Evolvers participated with 24/7 campaign events to help promote a tobacco-free school environment. Event activities included an interactive “In My Lifetime” banner, a photo pledge, and 24/7 assessment collection. Here is what … Read More

24/7 Campaign: Helping Schools be Tobacco-Free 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

My name is Destiny Zukevich, and I’m a senior and Tucumcari High School. I have been an Evolvement member for one year, and throughout that time I’ve worked on Evolvement’s Clear The Haze campaign, attended events, joined the Evolvement Leadership Team, and most recently began working on Evolvement’s 24/7 campaign. The 24/7 campaign works to … Read More

Speaking Out: NMACT Day at the Capitol

I am Sergio Morales, a member of Evolvement. I am a sophomore Los Lunas High School. With Evolvement, I work to make schools truly tobacco-free through the 24/7 campaign.   At the NMACT Day at the Capitol in Santa Fe, we spoke during a press conference about the importance of a tobacco-free New Mexico. Many … Read More

Promoting Health: Childhood Obesity Conference

My name is Morgan Swindall, I live in Bristow, Virginia and I am a rising senior at Colgan High School. I have been involved with Y street for two years and I recently joined the Y Street Leadership Team last spring. My involvement in Y Street has been one of the most fascinating and motivating … Read More