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Drug coalition federal grant at risk

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii will lose $125,000 in federal funds unless $30,000 needed for matching operational funding can be secured by the end of the month, according to North Hawaii Drug-Free Coalition (NHDFC), a project of Five Mountains Hawaii. This 10th and final year grant is scheduled to begin Sept. 30. NHDFC was recently notified […]

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'The training was amazing - not just one boring guy talking. Everyone was enthusiastic and there were lots of kids and activities'

Youth share experiences from CADCA training

‘The training was amazing – not just one boring guy talking. Everyone was enthusiastic and there were lots of kids and activities’

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Isle youth delegates to attend anti-drug conference

Isle youth delegates to attend anti-drug conference

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Drug-Free Coalition has named three Hawaii Island youth delegates (and two adult advisors) to attend the National Youth Leadership Institute (NYLI) at CADCA’s Mid-Year Conference in Nashville, Tennessee July 23-26. Youth delegates were selected by a team of five NHDFC leaders, based on a student essay. Youth shared their past efforts […]

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NHDFC welcomes new coordinator, team members

NHDFC welcomes new coordinator, team members

MEDIA RELEASE The North Hawaii Drug-Free Coalition (NHDFC), a project of Five Mountains Hawaii, recently appointed Deanna Kackley as Program Coordinator, a position previously shared by Jan Sears and Lori Eldridge, who served NHDFC since 2007. Kackley, originally from Kauai, has lived on Hawaii Island for more than 20 years. She spent the last five […]

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Registration open for grant-writers' course (April 16)

Registration open for grant-writers’ course (April 16)

MEDIA RELEASE Successful grant management often begins at the end, with setting up clear criteria for evaluation at the project’s conclusion. However, establishing measures, indicators of success, and goals can be a challenge to even the most accomplished grant-writers. On Friday, April 16, community organizations and individuals are invited to attend a Data & Evaluation […]

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National researcher presents hope for FAS children (March 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Dr. Ira J. Chasnoff, president of the Children’s Research Triangle and professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Illinois in Chicago, is one of the nation’s leading researchers in the field of child development and the effects of alcohol and drug use on the newborn infant and child. His innovative techniques for […]

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North Hawaii Drug-Free Coalition receives federal grant

North Hawaii Drug-Free Coalition receives federal grant

MEDIA RELEASE For the seventh consecutive year, the North Hawaii Drug-Free Coalition (NHDFC) has been awarded a significant Drug Free Communities Continuation Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This Continuation Grant is in the second 5-year funding cycle, awarded to community coalitions that meet grant standards and specific guidelines and […]

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On August 20 and 21 representatives from community coalitions on 4 Hawaiian Islands, Guam, Palau, American Samoa and Los Angeles gathered at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott for high-quality training by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). The mission: to support the work these diverse groups are doing now, and to help them target strategic solutions for their community’s problems related to drug and alcohol abuse.

A coalition of coalitions builds better communities

On August 20 and 21 representatives from community coalitions on 4 Hawaiian Islands, Guam, Palau, American Samoa and Los Angeles gathered at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott for high-quality training by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). The mission: to support the work these diverse groups are doing now, and to help them target strategic solutions […]

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