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FY 2004 Continuation Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $80,000)

Coordinated Youth and Human Services is the fiscal agent for the Tri-Cities Drug-Free Communities Coalition. The coalition serves the urban communities of Granite City, Madison and Venice, Illinois with a combined population of 38,374. To achieve the goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and of strengthening collaboration between the coalition and its communities, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) provide awareness, education, and training program for at-risk youth and their parents;
2) sponsor alternative drug-free activities for youth, including after-prom parties;
3) support youth development and leadership programs, including the youth prevention conference and youth forum;
4) increase the perception of the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs through targeted awareness efforts in community schools and local media outlets; and
5) increase citizen and multi-sector membership and collaboration. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 1, 2002