Within the last decade, the city of Alhambra, CA, just outside of Los Angeles, has experiences a demographic shift. Once predominantly Caucasian and Latino, 63% of the city’s population is now made...

Located within the boundaries of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s reservation, Todd County, South Dakota, is characterized by Lakota life values. This story describes how the county used their native...

This story discusses the challenges faced by Weslaco, Texas School District, whose widespread poverty, drug use, and distance from the Mexican border threatens the safety and success of their...

The legalization of medicinal marijuana in California led more widespread acceptance of the drug use. This raised particular concern of administrators in  North County School district who utilized...

Children in Wasco County are growing up in single parent households and working class families and a large percentage of these children are abused and neglected. These poor living conditions have...

This brief outlines strategies to carry prevention activities from the classroom and into the communities to ensure the community has a positive influence on youth. These strategies focus on...

The Learning Center of Ellis County was founded to help high school drop-outs graduate. This story describes how the Center expanded their services to adult education in order to sustain the center...

This research-based guide for parents, educators, and community leaders discusses risk factors associated with drug abuse among youth and protective factors to prevent drug abuse from beginning....

This story describes how Campbell County School District improved students’ access to school-based mental health (SMH) services by connecting with community groups and organizations that shared...

Vail, Arizona is a community spread over 432 miles of rural land. In the past, Vail had no form of government, elected officials, or social services to advocate on behalf of the community’s needs;...

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