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  Chippewa Valley Coalition for Youth & Families -Highlights & Activities December 2014  
 
  On-Going Programs  
  Smart Moves – 9 Session Drug Prevention Program for 5th graders Mobilizing Michigan: Protecting our Youth from Marijuana  
     
  General Item:  
  Chippewa Valley High School Coalition Teen Council featured in 2013/14 Yearbook (1st time)  
     
  December 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting 12/2  
  Full Coalition Meeting 12/3  
  Youth Alcohol Meeting 12/3  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting 12/5  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting 12/11  
  Seneca Panels by Dakota High School CTC students 12/2  
  Teen Court Training 12/ 3 at Dakota High School for all Teen court participants  
  Full Coalition meeting featured John Ange, Prosecutors Office, "Perspectives from the Prosecutors Office/Juvenile Tends"  
  DFC New Grantee Meeting, Washington D.C. 12/7-12/10  
  Planning Meeting for "Parent Saturday" 12/16  
     
  November 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting 11/10  
  Full Coalition Meeting 11/11  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting 11/7  
  Youth Alcohol Committee Meeting 11/11  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting 11/13  
  Full Coalition Meeting featured a Teen Panel  
  Dakota High School Dialogue Night 11/17 "Marijuana 101"- a parent-teen dialogue night, 5 CTC students presented using the power point from Mobilizing Michigan campaign. CVS District Cable recorded the event. Many adults and student in attendance  
  Meeting with Ken Pearl, Clinton Township Board, New Business Advisory Group  
  Placed Coalition slides with website link on hallway monitors for Chippewa Valley Craft Show  
  "Burning Issues Conference" Michigan Prevention Association 11/12 in Lansing – several Coalition members attended, received MPA award; presented Mobilizing Michigan to 75 attendees.  
  "Wellness Wednesday" lunch time topics and discussion at Dakota High School 11/19  
  Seneca Middle School panel training by Dakota High School CTC 11/21  
  Media: Macomb Daily article on New Award, Coalition recognition in WSU School of Social Work newsletter  
     
  October 2014  
  Smart Moves – 9 Session Drug Prevention Program for 5th graders Mobilizing Michigan: Protecting our Youth from Marijuana  
  Executive Board Meeting 10/13  
  Full Coalition Meeting 10/14  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting 10/9  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting 10/24  
  Coalition Sponsored Event "The Anonymous People" film viewing 10/3; 60 attendees; completed Stigma Reduction Training Evaluation  
  DHS & CVHS Parent Teacher Conferences 10/15-16 – drug prevention materials disseminated  
  Red Ribbon Month – activities to all elementary and middle schools in Chippewa Valley Schools; Prevention Month Resolutions in Macomb and Clinton Townships; Resolution from School Board; Board Packet presented  
  "Be Aware Walk for Suicide Awareness" 10/18 – over 95 student and adult volunteers  
  CVHS Dialogue Night 10/21 "Pressures of High School" – over 50 attendees  
  'Justices on the Road" 10/22 - 15 select students from Dakota and Chippewa were invited to attend a Supreme Court Case at the Macomb County Performing Arts Center. Justices Young and Viviano visited Chippewa Valley High School prior to county-wide event, and talked with Teen Court and AP Government students.  
  Smart Moves Program/1st Semester– 9 Session Drug Prevention Program for 230 5th graders (Clinton Valley, Miami, Ottawa)  
  Media Articles: 3 articles on DFC Award, Be Aware Suicide Walk  
     
  September 2014  
  Chippewa Valley Coalition Awarded Drug Free Communities Grant (years 6-10)  
  Executive Board Meeting  
  Full Coalition Meeting  
  Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  RAP City 9/19 – participated in "Resources are Plentiful" event sponsored by Henry Ford Health Systems – provided resources to over 100 attendees  
  Red Ribbon/National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Resolutions Passed in Clinton Township & Macomb Township for October  
  Coalition Parent focused advertisement placed in the Chippewa Valley High School Football Program Book (alcohol message and coalition information)  
  Senior Parent Night 9/23 – attended by over 300 parents, 3 educational materials distributed  
  CVHS New Student Luncheon – approximately 55 new students assisted by 17 CTC students  
  Dakota High School Suicide Talks 9/24  
  DEA National Drug Take Back Day 9/27 – collected 41 pounds of unused/expired medications at the Clinton Township Police Department, and 97 pounds from the Macomb County Sheriff Department for a total of 138 pounds, distributed educational material and created awareness of community permanent drug disposal boxes  
  Media: Drug Take Back included in St. Isadore Catholic Church newsletter  
     
  August 2014  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  Meetings with Clinton Township Supervisor, Macomb Township Supervisor, Macomb County Sheriff and Macomb County Prosecutor to create more awareness on recreational marijuana ballot proposals  
     
  July 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting  
  Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  Macomb Township Marijuana Resolution Passed -7/9/14  
  Article about Resolution in The Voice newspaper  
  Marijuana PSA submitted and running on Clinton Township Cable - 30,000 households; 4x per day  
  Meetings with Clinton Township Supervisor, Macomb Township Supervisor, Macomb County Sheriff and Macomb County Prosecutor to create more awareness on recreational marijuana ballot proposals  
     
  June 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting  
  Full Coalition Meeting  
  Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  MACRO – Meeting (leaders in community) 6/12/14  
  Clinton Township Resolution Passed/letter to other Macomb County Officials plus Macomb Daily article – 6/16/14  
  Meeting with Macomb Township Supervisor Janet Dunn  
  Coalition Presentation to Chippewa Valley High School Board 6/2/14 – MiPHY results presented  
  Article/Chronicle 6/18/14 – MiPHY Survey Results/Board meeting  
  Article/The Voice 6/4/14 –MiPHY Drug survey results  
  Coalition Recognition/CTC by Prosecutor Eric Smith's office  
  Coalition Recognition/CTC "Excellence in Student Activities" Award  
  Coalition Recognized Nancy Buyle, by providing Community Partner Award  
  Clinton Township Police Department Open House – students helped, materials table  
  Prosecutor Eric Smith PSA "Don't Close the Door to Your Future" to run in MJR Theaters starting 6/10/14 for 3 months  
  MiPHY mailing – 9,305 letters, results from drug survey and marijuana Infographic  
     
  May 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting  
  Full Coalition Meeting  
  Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  Article: Macomb Daily – 5/3/14– Teen Court  
  Tobacco Retailers Project/CVHS – 5/8/14 – 21 retailers visited  
  Meeting with Supervisor Cannon - 5/21/14  
  Tobacco Retailers Project/DHS - 5/28/14 – 20 retailers visited  
  New Marijuana Infographics completed  
  Advocacy - Use of Rapid Response Team for CADC legislative alert  
  Recognition 5/16 - Coalition received Community Partner Award from Henry Ford Health System  
  Technical Assistance – Mcgunn/Continuing Education 5/6/14 – Wayne State University  
  CVHS newsletter insert/"Parents Who Host/Lose the Most"  
     
  April 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting  
  Full Coalition Meeting  
  Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota  
  Article: Hour Magazine "Gone to Pot?"  
  Teen Court (last) – 16th Circuit Court/combined case – 4/29/14  
  CVHS CTC/"Step Up Transitional Night" -4/23/14  
  Production of Spanish PSA/Marijuana completed  
  DEA Drug Take Back Event –4/26/14– 2 locations  
  Senior Expo Drug Take Back Event –4/11/14– 44 ½ pounds expired drugs collected  
     
  March 2014  
  Executive Board Meeting  
  Full Coalition Meeting  
  Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting  
  Prescription Drug Committee Meeting  
  Marijuana Committee Meeting  
  Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota  
  Applied for DFC Grant  
  CVHS Dialogue Night "Communication" 3/18  
  Teen Court 3/18  
  DHS Dialogue Night "Tough Stuff" 3/26  
  Coalition You Tube Channel created and videos uploaded  
     
 
February 2014
Executive Board Meeting
Full Coalition Meeting
Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting
Prescription Drug Committee Meeting
Marijuana Committee Meeting
Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota
 
  Full Coalition Meeting presentation: Ken Stecker, J.D., Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan – update on Marijuana legislation  
  Teen Court (February 25, 2014)  
     
 
January 2014
Executive Board Meeting 1/13
Full Coalition Meeting `/14
Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting
Prescription Drug Committee Meeting
Marijuana Committee Meeting
Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota
 
  Strategic Planning Meeting 1/15 – 16 attendees  
  Suicide in Service 1/20 – 39 Social Workers  
  Teen Court Training 1/28 (no court due to school cancel)  
  MiPHY Administration  
  Levin Conference at MCC 1/23  
  MCRUD STEERING Committee/MM presentation 1/28  
  Project learn Parent-Student Diner/Workshop 1/28  
  Clinton Township Senior Newsletter – Message from PDC – Keep Community Safe, Disposal – 8000 mail list  
     
 
December 2013
Executive Board Meeting
Full Coalition Meeting – CELEBRATION & CTC Featured
Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting
Prescription Drug Committee Meeting
Marijuana Committee Meeting
Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota
 
  MiPHY Administration Meeting 12/3  
  Teen Court Case #1 (12/17)  
  Mission Statement Change  
  Online Coalition Internal Assessment (12/3/13)  
  Alcohol Messaging – party piece, FB series, Wickersham and Smith PSA on local Cable  
     
 
November 2013
Executive Board Meeting
Full Coalition Meeting
Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting
Prescription Drug Committee Meeting
Marijuana Committee Meeting
Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota
 
  MiPHY Administration  
  Interfaith Luncheon (11/6) – 22 churches, 25 attendees; "perspective of our Teens"/Teen Panel; 8,790 materials order  
  Teen Court Training #2– DHS & CVHS (11/19)  
  Permanent Disposal full page information/CVHS newsletter  
  "Keep our Community and Youth Safe" new PD information pieces/CV newsletter  
     
 
October 2013
Executive Board Meeting
Full Coalition Meeting
Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting
Prescription Drug Committee Meeting
Marijuana Committee Meeting
Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota
 
  Information Exchange at MISD – MM Presentation (Tech Support/41 attendees) & Display Table (10/16) – 200 pieces of information + face to face  
  Be Aware Walk/Run for Suicide Awareness (10/19)– Added Hanson's partnership; 250 attendees; 260 volunteer hours; over 72 volunteer from community, school and youth; filmed event and showed on cable  
  Red Ribbon Week (10/21-25)- all elementary and middle schools in CVS participated; national effort; drug prevention messages reached 6,922 elementary school students (k-5) and 4,060 middle school students. Teachers wore ribbons and stickers; activities'.  
  "Marijuana Matters" – Parent/Teen Dialogue Night (10/22) – Approx. 60 parents, 17 students, excellent evaluations.  
  DEA National Drug Take Back Day (10/26) – 118 pounds collected /New Information piece handed out  
  "Trunk 'n Treats (10/26) – over 2000 parent/alcohol informational handouts; 5 students, 2 adult volunteers, 4000 children attended  
  Teen Court Training #1 – DHS & CVHS (10/29)  
  Red Ribbon/Substance Abuse Prevention Month Resolutions: CV High School, Clinton Township, Macomb Township  
  Wayne State University/Technical Assistance – 2 hour training on Substance Abuse including MM to 21 Social Workers (McGunn)  
     
 
September 2013
Executive Board Meeting
Full Coalition Meeting
Youth Alcohol Prevention Committee Meeting
Prescription Drug Committee Meeting
Marijuana Committee Meeting
Coalition Teen Council Meetings – Chippewa & Dakota
 
  CVS & DHS Open Houses (9/11)  
  "Safe Party" information on-line /CVHS Big Red Check-in (9/13) RAP City – Coalition materials provided (9/19)  
  Senior Parent Meeting/CVHS (9/24) – 300 pieces PWH and Party, PP and Video  
  MPN Meeting 9/10/13 – planning fiscal year activities  
  New Student Lunch 9/12/13 (Betty)  
  Open House 9/11/13 – materials out – 2 schools  
     
 
August 2013
Executive Board Meeting
 
  2) Postcard mailings: MS/Talk – 4,101 MS parents & Teens and Alcohol – 5,145 HS parents  
  CADCA Production Crew/Filming – Funded by the National Guard, creating modules for health classes to be offered to MS and HS across the county; used materials from MM Campaign.  
  Patti Steele/Macomb ISD – MM Curriculum for HS and MS and HS health and Life Skills Teachers in the county; plus provide information to her 25 counterparts in the stat for dissemination to teachers across Michigan  
 
 
 
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