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FY 2004 Continuation Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

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Awardee County
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $63,593)

Washington Northeast Supervisory serves as the fiscal agent for the Cabot Coalition. The coalition serves the rural town of Cabot, VT, with a population of 1,213. To achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and of strengthening community antidrug coalitions, this coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) influence youth's attitudes towards substance abuse and increase participation in the coalition;
2) develop and present two new prevention curricula (Know Your Body for 1st-5th grade students and Teen Health Teaching Modules for 9th-12th grades) for adoption in the elementary and high schools;
3) re-introduce the Tobacco-Free Pledge, a project that rewards students who stay tobacco free;
4) maintain and disseminate a variety of prevention information at both school and community events; and
5) increase the number of community volunteers in leadership roles and diversifying sources of funding.

Date Created: June 25, 2002