You Card We Care Program

Because the human brain isn’t fully mature until the mid-20’s, underage use of alcohol and tobacco is the #1 cause of addictions or Substance Use Disorders in our country. Where do youth get addictive controlled substances?  When we trace it back to the source, we discover it is always adults who buy, supply, sell to youth or fail to lock … Read More

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2017 YC2 Legislative Forum

2017 YC2 Legislative Forum

WHAT: 2017 Youth Community Coalition Legislative Forum WHEN: September 19, 2017; 6:30-8:30 PM WHERE: Hickman High School Gym WHO: State Representatives and Senator for Boone County and select guests AUDIENCE: Community including local middle and high school age students PRICE: Free PROGRAM: The YC2 Legislative Forum is conceived as an opportunity for those committed to youth in our community to … Read More

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Prescription Take Back Fall 2014

Join Youth Community Coalition and Boone County Sheriff’s Department for the Annual Fall Rx Take Back: Friday, September 26: Harry S. Truman VA Hospital  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 800 Hospital Drive Columbia, Mo. MU Student Center        11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Room 1209A in the Student Center University of Mo. Columbia Saturday Sept. 27, 2014       10 a.m. to 1 … Read More

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June 2014 Coalition Meeting

We had a monthly coalition meeting yesterday, and we talked about important topics like the decriminalization of marijuana and discussed exciting news and updates from each partner coalition. We also had a very intriguing guest speaker, Nanette Ward, from The Central Missouri Human Trafficking Coalition come present on their efforts to stop human trafficking, especially on a domestic scale, as it happens right … Read More

RonJune 2014 Coalition Meeting

TOP Battle Gives Back

Every year, our Columbia TOP students from each school get to pick a community service-learning theme to contribute to. Battle High School’s TOP students chose to help sick children in hospitals by doing anything they could to bring a little cheer to the children in the hospital. Because you need to be 18 years or older to volunteer directly with the … Read More

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