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FY 2004 Drug Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Santa Fe
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $100,000)

Pojoaque Valley Schools is the fiscal agent for the Pojoaque Valley Schools Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Program Advisory Council/Coalition. The coalition serves the school district in a rural region of northern Santa Fe County, NM. Over 75% of the 3,500 residents are of Hispanic origin. The goals of the coalition are to: 1) prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, adults; and 2)strengthen the coalition through outreach programs. To achieve these goals, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) increase the number of participants in structured after school activities;
2) increase the use of treatment and intervention services;
3) increase parent and family participation in project activities;
4) increase community awareness to the needs of youth by strengthening the coalition's outreach programs; and
5) provide for coalition continuation and increase multi-sector community involvement by developing a "Community School" approach with the Santa Fe Community College Institute of Intercultural Leadership.CA/NCF

Date Created: June 9, 2002