Who we are

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Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition represents 12 sectors (see above) across La Plata County.  Our current leadership and membership represents:   

  • Bayfield Marshals Office 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado 
  • Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County 
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe
  • Business Improvement District 
  • Choices 
  • Community Health Action Committee (CHAC) 
  • Dancing Spirit, Inc. 
  • Durango Arts Center 
  • Durango Kiwanis 
  • Durango Police Department 
  • Durango Public Library 
  • Durango School District 9-R 
  • Early Bird Toastmasters 
  • Fort Lewis College's Public Health Program 
  • Fort Lewis College's TRIO Upward Bound 
  • Fort Lewis College's WellPAC
  • Four Corners Broadcasting Association 
  • Four Corners Safety Association 
  • Growing Partners 
  • Gutsy Girls Club 
  • iAM Music 
  • Ignacio Community Library 
  • Ignacio School District 
  • La Plata County 4-H
  • La Plata County Government 
  • La Plata Family Centers Coalition 
  • La Plata Youth Services 
  • LifeSteps Health and Wellness
  • Mercy Regional Medical Center 
  • Monument Computer Repair 
  • Mountain Middle School 
  • Omni Institute 
  • Pine River Library 
  • Pine Tree Youth Circle 
  • Prejudice Elimination Action Team 
  • San Juan Basin Health 
  • San Juan Boces 
  • SOS Outreach 
  • Southern Ute Community Action Programs 
  • State of the Skate 
  • Surya Health and Wellness 
  • The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado 
  • The Responsible Sex Education Institute of Planned Parenthood 
  • The Water Justice Project 
  • Volunteers of America 
  • Women's Resource Center 
This framework is funded by the Drug Free Communities Support Program and 100% community match provided by the above partners. The primary purpose of the  Drug Free Communities Support Program funding is to: 
  1. Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies; as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the 

  2. Efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth.

  3. Reduce substance use among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.

  • Amita Nathwani
    published this page 2015-04-24 08:52:13 -0600
  • Amita Nathwani
    published this page 2015-03-28 12:55:29 -0600

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