Youth RISE are delighted to announce the appointment of International Working Group member MJ Stowe as our new Communications Officer. MJ has been involved in Youth RISE for the past year having joined as our International Working Group representative for South Africa. MJ has helped to found the group Harm Reduction South Africa in recent months and has been heavily involved in nightlife harm reduction efforts at festivals and in Support. Don’t Punish. events highlighting the work done in implementing fentanyl test strips in South Africa. MJ has become an integral part of the Youth RISE team and has attended a number of workshops as well as our Annual Strategy meeting and we are delighted that he will be continuing his work with us moving forward.