Goals for the Coalition:

  • Increase Community Collaboration.
  • Reduce the number of Billboards, graffiti, and other marketing message that promote alcohol and tobacco..
  • Equip community members with tools to reduce substance abuse use among youth.
  • Increase the age of onset for substance abuse.
  • To engage the faith community in opening their doors to
    sponsor community events in their immediate
  • Reduce Substance Abuse.
  • Educate youth of the dangerous combination of alcohol
    and drug use and sexual activity.
  • Educate and inform the East Cleveland Community
    about substance abuse and to keep the community
    updated on the activities of the coalition.
  • Encourage parents to play a larger and more supportive
    role in the lives of their children.
  • Get youth involved in the performing arts as a means to
    engage in positive activities that will improve self
    esteem and creativity.
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