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FY 2004 Continuation Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $47,526)

York County TREND (Turning Recreational Excitement in New Directions), Inc. acts as its own fiscal agent. The coalition serves York County, PA, an geographically diverse community with a population of approximately 381,751. To achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and strengthening community antidrug coalitions, York County TREND, Inc. will implement the following strategies: 1) increase the number of drug free youth leaders in York County by developing opportunities for teens to develop and flex their leadership skills; 2) reduce risk factors and increase protective factors for teens in York County through community service projects, drug awareness campaigns, and social and recreational opportunities; 3) assist adult advisors who are currently working with TREND chapters throughout York County by utilizing flyers, the TREND newsletter, and meetings with advisors or TREND chapters; and 4) strengthen collaboration with the community and increasing awareness of the coalition's activities through speaking engagements and newspaper articles.CA/NCF

Date Created: June 12, 2002