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FY 2004 Continuation Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

Award #
2001-JN-FX-0141
Location
Awardee County
Coconino
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2001

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $99,634)

Williams Unified School District is the fiscal agent for Williams Alliance Against Drug Abuse (WAADA). The coalition serves the city of Williams, Arizona and the greater Williams area, including, Valle, a suburban area with a combined population of 4,302. To achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and of strengthening community anti-drug coalitions, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) initiate and facilitate a long-range Community/School Visioning process that includes teachers, parents, school administration, agency members, the business sector, etc.;
2) implement a "Community of Character Initiative" based on Character Counts!;
3) increase school/community partnerships as a means for strengthening youth leadership and for increasing role models for youth;
4) use the media to increase community awareness of substance abuse and to decrease tolerance of use;
5) collaborate with the schools to increase academic achievement, social/emotional skills, commitment to school, and to decrease dropout rates of students attending Williams Unified School District;
6) increase family management skills and knowledge of teen prevention, and decrease parental approval of drug/violence;
7) decrease individual/peer risk factors of youth and increase protective factors by providing training and implementation of high school youth in peer tutoring and mentoring programs; and
8) collaborate with federal, state, local and private, non-profit, and faith-based agencies that promote and support helping youth use time constructively, develop pro-social and emotional skills, a positive sense of self, and youth empowerment. CA/NCF

Williams Unified School District is the fiscal agent for Williams Alliance Against Drug Abuse (WAADA). The coalition serves the city of Williams, Arizona and the greater Williams area, including, Valle, a suburban area with a combined population of 4,302. To achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and of strengthening community anti-drug coalitions, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) initiate and facilitate a long-range Community/School Visioning process that includes teachers, parents, school administration, agency members, the business sector, etc.;
2) implement a "Community of Character Initiative" based on Character Counts!;
3) increase school/community partnerships as a means for strengthening youth leadership and for increasing role models for youth;
4) use the media to increase community awareness of substance abuse and to decrease tolerance of use;
5) collaborate with the schools to increase academic achievement, social/emotional skills, commitment to school, and to decrease dropout rates of students attending Williams Unified School District;
6) increase family management skills and knowledge of teen prevention, and decrease parental approval of drug/violence;
7) decrease individual/peer risk factors of youth and increase protective factors by providing training and implementation of high school youth in peer tutoring and mentoring programs; and
8) collaborate with federal, state, local and private, non-profit, and faith-based agencies that promote and support helping youth use time constructively, develop pro-social and emotional skills, a positive sense of self, and youth empowerment. CA/NCF

Date Created: July 8, 2002