California Department of Education – Tobacco Use Prevention Education Funding

July 17, 2014

Funding Name: American Indian Education Centers: Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Program


Eligible Applicants: nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies


Required Eligibility Criteria: Only state-funded American Indian Education Centers are eligible to apply. The applicant center must have met the commercial tobacco-free criteria, as outlined in the Request for Applications.


Funding Description: Funding is available for American Indian Education Centers to implement supplemental prevention education, intervention and cessation programs, and youth development programs directed at the reduction of commercial tobacco use among American Indian youth.


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Program Structure – LifeSkills Training

July 8, 2014

The LifeSkills Training program is uniquely designed to be flexible and interactive. The program can be taught either on an intensive schedule (2-3 times a week) until the program is complete, or on a more extended schedule (once a week until the program is complete). Both formats have proven to be effective.


While one year of LST has been proven to achieve measurable positive effects, multi-year implementation is strongly recommended.

HHS/CDC Releases Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action

July 1, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)  Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action and its companion guide provide information and actions to help all community members be a part of the solution.

There are steps that community leaders and members, public health professionals, families, adults who work with youth, and young people can take today that can stop youth violence before it starts.

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Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere

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