With grants up to $750,000 over two years and nine months, this funding opportunity will support community-based organizations, Tribal organizations and county behavioral health agencies throughout California to pilot and evaluate innovative practices in youth-led activism, peer support and mentoring in communities disproportionately impacted by the War on Drugs. Awarded partners will participate in an evaluation using the appreciative inquiry method led by a third-party evaluator contracted by The Center at Sierra Health Foundation to identify ways to improve the results and conditions for substance use prevention in California. Applications are due by January 6 at 1 p.m. PT.

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