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FY 2003 Drug-Free Communities Support Program Application for Continuation Funding

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2000, $68,416)

Milton Family Community Center is the fiscal agent for Milton's New Directions Coalition. The coalition serves the rural community of Milton, VT, with a population of approximately 10,000. To achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and of strengthening community anti-drug coalitions, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) increase awareness of the harmful effects of substance use;
2) change norms among peers through a multi-dimensional media campaign;
3) sustain three research-based programs to reduce substance use among Milton's youth;
4) collaborate with United Way Outcomes Evaluators to evaluate data from ongoing school-based programs;
5) strengthen existing community bonds through drug-free, youth-led community events; and,
6) increase citizen and multi-sector membership and collaboration. CA/NCF

Date Created: July 28, 2002