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FY 2004 CONTINUATION DRUG-FREE COMMUNITIES SUPPORT PROGRAM

Award Information

Award #
2001-JN-FX-0005
Location
Awardee County
San Miguel
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2001

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $64,900)

The City of Las Vegas is the fiscal agent for the Las Vegas Communities That Care. The coalition serves the City of Las Vegas which is located in San Miguel County in northeastern New Mexico. This rural area has a total population of 30,126, of which 78% are Hispanic. The goals of the coalition are to: 1) reduce substance abuse among youth and eventually among adults; 2) strengthen collaboration and partnership with other agencies and in the community. To achieve these goals, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) organize and implement youth development activities and programs;
2) support and guide the Youth Commission, which provides a youth voice in community government;
3) increase community awareness to youth substance abuse problems;
4) increase the effectiveness of community parenting programs;
5) collaborate with law enforcement agencies to support programs in the schools that address substance abuse and underage drinking.

CA/NCF

The City of Las Vegas is the fiscal agent for the Las Vegas Communities That Care. The coalition serves the City of Las Vegas which is located in San Miguel County in northeastern New Mexico. This rural area has a total population of 30,126, of which 78% are Hispanic. The goals of the coalition are to: 1) reduce substance abuse among youth and eventually among adults; 2) strengthen collaboration and partnership with other agencies and in the community. To achieve these goals, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) organize and implement youth development activities and programs;
2) support and guide the Youth Commission, which provides a youth voice in community government;
3) increase community awareness to youth substance abuse problems;
4) increase the effectiveness of community parenting programs;
5) collaborate with law enforcement agencies to support programs in the schools that address substance abuse and underage drinking.

CA/NCF

Date Created: April 25, 2002