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Combat alcohol, drugs and violence.

These problems threaten children’s chances for success in far too many of our communities. Prevention programs work best when parents, students, schools, law enforcement officials, and communities join together to fight back. For example, schools and community members can provide mentoring and after-school programs to give children safe havens from violence and alternatives to drugs. Communities can also put students on the right path by providing a quality education and school-to-work programs that lead to college, technical training, or good jobs after high school. A future filled with hope and promise is the best answer to the hopelessness of drugs. Solving drug and safety problems is a difficult task, and each community will have to find its own answers. But when communities unite, real progress can be made.

Community Guide | Combat Alcohol and Drugs | Teach Parenting Skills | Provide Mentor Programs | Enlist Volunteers | Offer Summer Programs | Support Preschool