December 08, 2016

Congratulations to the Sweepstakes #8 Winners!

Posted on November 15, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

  Congratulations to our Sweepstakes # 8 (California) Winners!   They are:   $5000 Donovan Cook, Northridge   and   $2500 Stephen Cotterill, Moss Beach

Thirty Years of D.A.R.E. Celebrated in Hawaii on October 29th

Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Hawaii, Hometown, News, Spotlight

30 years of D.A.R.E. in Hawaii

HPD Celebrates 30 Years of D.A.R.E. in Hawaii HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu police celebrated 30 years of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program in Hawaii Saturday afternoon. Children had the opportunity to meet officers, get an identification card and check out police vehicles at Pearlridge Center. The goal of the D.A.R.E. program is to send […]

D.A.R.E. America Launches New High School Curriculum

Posted on October 7, 2016 by in News, Spotlight


D.A.R.E. High School Curricula D.A.R.E.’s high school curricula program consists of four distinct modules that offer educators and law enforcement flexible and cost-effective options for providing students with relevant and timely information and tools to exercise responsible decision-making. The curricular components are independent, but supportive of one another. The modules can be implemented individually, as […]

D.A.R.E. Responds to False New York Times Article

Posted on October 6, 2016 by in News, Spotlight


The October 4th New York Times article entitled, The 4 Traits that Put Kids at Risk for Addiction, by Maia Szalavitz advocates for a newly marketed anti-drug program by falsely denigrating the D.A.R.E. program that is taught in thousands of schools throughout America and in 52 other countries. In her article, Ms. Szalavitz’s implies that […]

Join the D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board

Posted on September 27, 2016 by in News, Spotlight, Youth Advisory Board


Mission “To serve as D.A.R.E.’s student advisor and ambassador providing insight, voice, and advocacy for D.A.R.E. education programs.” What is YAB and What’s Its History The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) was initiated in 2000 with the concept of electing one high school student from each state to represent the interest of their community, D.A.R.E. America, […]

“Heroin Is Not Chic” Campaign Launches During N.Y. Fashion Week

Posted on September 13, 2016 by in Community Safety, News, Spotlight


Non-Profit Partners with D.A.R.E America to Promote Awareness Surrounding National Heroin Epidemic Heroin Is Not Chic, HINC, a non-profit organization aimed to promote awareness of the growing heroin and opiate epidemic in the United States, has launched a grass-roots media campaign to expand awareness of the rising heroin and opioid epidemic in which 78 Americans […]

Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider Begins 20th Year as D.A.R.E. Officer

Posted on September 7, 2016 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News, Spotlight


(Willmar MN-) This is the 26th year that Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., has been taught in the Willmar School District. Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider has been teaching D.A.R.E. for 20 of those years, and he says the D.A.R.E. curricullum periodically undergoes changes to change with the times… …Schneider says one of the […]

Santa Monica Police Sergeant Brown Gets “Hero Award” from AFSP

Posted on September 2, 2016 by in California, Events, Hometown, News, Spotlight

National Suicide Prevention Week

Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Presents “Hero Award” to Santa Monica Police Sergeant for Dedication to Suicide Prevention FSP Greater Los Angeles Chapter to Present First Responder’s Award at National Suicide Prevention Week Ceremony LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — First responders are often on the front lines of suicide prevention. On March 8, […]

Hibbing High School Sophomore Will Durie DAREs to be the Example

Posted on August 28, 2016 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News, Spotlight, Youth Advisory Board

Will Durie, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Minnesota Representative

HIBBING — Hibbing High School sophomore Will Durie has a lot on his plate. The teen is a three-season athlete, a musician and a member of his school’s TADA (Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol) group. He also sings, participates in the Knowledge Bowl and math teams, and keeps his grades at a 4.0 average. Durie […]

Steve Abercrombie and Tracy D.A.R.E. Win 2016 Compassion in Action Award

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in California, Events, Hometown, News, Spotlight

Steve Abercrombie

Congratulations to Officer Steve Abercrombie and Tracy D.A.R.E. for being selected to receive an African Library Project 2016 Compassion in Action Award. This international honor is awarded annually by the African Library Project to book drive organizers and Africans that have made an outstanding contribution to African literacy. During the last two years, Tracy D.A.R.E. […]