Prevention Launches Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign for July Fourth
On July 2, 2021, our Prevention Education team partnered with 13 restaurants and bars to launch the Table Top Campaign (TTC) for the Fourth of July holiday. CoPALM's Table Top Campaign disseminated approximately 600 coasters with anti-drunk driving messaging in both English and Spanish. The educational materials have prevention messaging about drunk driving and is intended to remind patrons to drink responsibly during the holiday.
Meet Our New Environmental Services Volunteer Team Leads
Meet our two new Environmental Services Volunteer Team Leads (VTLs), Amelia and Cristina! On July 1, they received training to become VTLs and will be helping our Environmental Services staff lead group of volunteers at tree plantings and cleanups.
KYCC Launches New Responsible Cannabis Retailer Campaign (RCRC)
Just as KYCC's Responsible Retail Campaign seeks to reduce underage drinking and alcohol-related harms by working at an environmental level to address substance use availability and accessibility, KYCC's Responsible Cannabis Retailer Campaign (RCRC) seeks to reduce marijuana-misuse among youth and teens through policy advocacy, education and partnerships with local cannabis retailers.
KYCC Environmental Services Hosts Paramount Pictures Virtual Community Day
Paramount Pictures joined KYCC’s Environmental Services for their Virtual Community Day on June 17. For Virtual Community Day, employees from Paramount offices around the world volunteer with local organizations in their area to give back to the community.
LAYFTC Hosts Youth Summit 2021: Youth Take a Stand Against Tobacco
On May 20, KYCC Prevention Education’s Los Angeles First Tobacco Coalition (LAYFTC) hosted its 2021 Youth Summit: Youth Take A Stand Against Tobacco. As the coalition's first ever Youth Summit, the goal of the event was to educate and increase awareness amongst vulnerable communities, and address important topics related to the tobacco industry and the harms of tobacco.
KYCC Honored as a 2021 Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago and CalNonprofits
KYCC is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago of the 53rd Assembly District. KYCC is one of more than one hundred nonprofits that will be honored by their state senators and assemblymembers for their tremendous contributions to the communities they serve.