Coalitions and Task Forces

Broad-based community- and state-level interventions can reduce problems related to alcohol and other drug use and violence and help develop and maintain safe and supportive learning environments.

Colleges and universities are natural allies of community agencies and organizations concerned about alcohol problems, even when they see those problems from different perspectives. Constructing a campus, community, and state environment that will protect students and help them make healthier and safer decisions is challenging work that requires an organized and participatory process to develop, implement, and evaluate a sound strategic plan. This process includes three types of participatory efforts, as follows:

 

 

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Aims at ensuring the success of all college students, especially those who are low-income, first-generation, and students of color. The program consists of a coalition of 44 member institutions that will work together for three calendar years (2016-2018) to develop a comprehensive, institutional transformation that redesigns the first year of college and creates sustainable change for student success. 

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