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FY 2003 Drug Free Communities Support Program Application for Continuation Funding

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $99,962)

Citizens Against Substance Abuse is the fiscal agent for Flagstaff Governor's Alliance Against Drugs (FGAD). The coalition serves the City of Flagstaff, an urban area, with a population of 50,000 in northern Arizona. The coalition will continue to implement the following strategies to achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and strengthening the community anti-drug alliance:
1) provide drug information and awareness classes to local schools and organizations and to an after school program for low income Native American children;
2) provide out of school service learning opportunities to middle and high school students and carry out school based mentoring;
3) provide two parenting programs for the parents of elementary and middle school children, and swimming and drug education to low income youth; and
4) collaborate with local law enforcement, the school district, social service and health based agencies to provide community education through newsletters and local media about local substance abuse issues.

Date Created: August 11, 2002