At LEAD, we believe that all great service must first center around one’s local community. First and foremost, we at LEAD service the Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and Knollwood, Illinois communities. Find out how below.
Via the SpeakUp! Prevention Coalition, a grassroots community anti-drug coalition, managed by LEAD and funded in part by the Federal Drug Free Communities Grant, our team works with all sectors of the Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and Knollwood, IL communities on environmental change strategies to discourage underage drinking and drug use. By collaborating with both adults and youth, our team and its partners have significantly reduced the levels of alcohol and drug use among teens. See the data below.
Percent of Substance Abuse Decline in Past 30 Days
We are making a difference, and you can too! We hope you’ll join our efforts!
"LEAD understands that social and emotional leaning plays a critical role in adolescent development. Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, and communities across the country are fortunate to have access to LEAD and the valuable support and resources it provides."
Nathan Blackmer PrincipalLake Bluff Middle School
News & Events
Notes From the CEO: Sabbatical Announcement
A brief announcement from LEAD’s CEO, Andy Duran, regarding his forthcoming sabbatical from October 17th to November 29th.
A Note of Thanks: Katie Ford & Share A Smile
LEAD offers a note of thanks to Katie Ford of Flower By Katie and Share A Smile.
Notes From the CEO: Galas, Webinars, Mental Health, Our Teens & You
A few words from our CEO regarding current and upcoming events. From our April 5th newsletter.