Program Associate, Domestic Programs
Sissy Weldon coordinates domestic grantmaking activities for the program department of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. In this role, she works closely with the Foundation’s Substance Use Prevention strategic initiative to monitor current grants and supports the development, review, and presentation of domestic grant proposals. Prior to joining the Hilton Foundation, Weldon served as the Program Coordinator, Outreach and Communications at the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse in Atlanta, Georgia where she worked to reduce the impact of substance use in Georgia’s communities through education, advocacy and training. While working at the Georgia Council, Weldon became familiar with the Foundation’s substance use prevention work through her involvement in Project Amp with the Center for Social Innovation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from the University of Georgia.
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Fifty years ago, the Surgeon General’s landmark report on the adverse health consequences of smoking and tobacco triggered nationwide efforts to prevent tobacco use.
On October 13 and 14, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation hosted the fourth annual Youth Substance Use Prevention and Early Intervention Strategic Initiative convening in Washington D.C. This meeting serves as an opportunity for partner organizations to learn about progress in advancing screening and early intervention approaches for youth, as well as to discuss emerging issues, and network with practitioners and experts in the field.