The VISION is a drug free community.
The MISSION is the prevention of prescription, drug and alcohol abuse, through community collaboration to enhance the health, wealth, and safety of the Wichita community.
The GOAL is to focus on strategies that will benefit individuals, families, organizations, schools and businesses by reducing substance abuse in the community.
Since 2016, the Safe Streets Coalition has worked with dozens of community to make a real impact in the lives of our community's youth, families and neighbors. The Safe Streets Coalition was created for ordinary individuals in the Wichita area who want to save lives by helping prevent substance abuse. Have your voice heard and enjoy partnership building, networking and training opportunities, and access to data, stakeholders, and resources.
What do we do?
Work to increase protective factors & decrease risk factors in the community
Support youth-led projects through ICTeens In Mind & empower youth to make healthy decisions
Participate in safe prescription drug disposal efforts
Conduct presentations & provide educational materials to promote substance abuse prevention
Conduct awareness campaigns
Implement & advocate for evidence-based substance abuse prevention curriculum in schools and community organizations
Evaluate local policy around substance abuse
Work to delay the age of first-time use of substances
Work to reduce ease of access to substances
For more information or to get involved contact:
Danielle Ramirez (Safe Streets program director) email@example.com
Jan Chandler (community mobilizer) firstname.lastname@example.org
Or give us a call at 316-263-1389.
Join with partners like these…
Life Transformation Church
First Presbyterian Church