Californians For Drug Free Youth (CADFY)

Services Provided: Education and Academic Success, Health

VISION STATEMENT: Creating multi-state, national and international networks of resources that support collaboration in building safe and healthy communities.

MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to work in collaboration with individuals, agencies and organizations to bring all sectors of communities together to encourage safe and healthy environments.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

CADFY will:

  • Work within the culture of a community.
  • Support existing communities and/or coalitions.
  • Recognize and empower other organizations’ strengths and   qualities while recognizing that each community is unique.
  • Seek to understand a community’s readiness.
  • Encourage collaboration of efforts and resources in the communities we serve.

GOALS:

  • Goal 1: Develop and strengthen collaboration among communities, agencies and federal, state, local and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth.
  • Goal 2: Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the protective factors in a community.
  • Goal 3: To be an impactful statewide substance abuse prevention initiative
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