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FY 2004 Drug-Free Communities Support Program Application for Continuation Funding

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $97,787)

The Lancaster Prevention Coalition serves Lancaster County, South Carolina. This is a rural community with 61,351 residents. The population of school-aged children is 11,079 (59% White, 2% Hispanic and 39% African-American). The goals of the program are to: 1) reduce the incidence and prevalence of alcohol, drug, and tobacco use among Lancaster County youth; and 2) strengthen the Lancaster County Prevention Coalition. To achieve these goals, the coalition will implement the following strategies: 1) conduct Can We Talk? sessions countywide in ten of the largest businesses and churches in Lancaster County as part of a Lunch and Learn component for employees; 2) provide follow-up assistance to FASTWORKS graduated parents; 3) implement a marketing plan targeting new coalition prospects for representing the entire county-region; 4) distribute a monthly newsletter to all coalition members and parents; and 5) develop four targeted public service announcements and two 30-minute broadcasts.CA/NCF

Date Created: June 9, 2002