Congratulations to 75 Elevate Youth California community partners that have received awards up to $1 million to develop or increase youth substance use disorder prevention, outreach and education. With more than $51.7 million in funding and technical assistance, the community-based and Tribal organizations will focus on civic engagement, mentorship and peer-led supports that lift up youth empowerment and leadership with a focus on impacting policy, systems and environmental change. To date, Elevate Youth California has invested more than $257.7 million through 365 awards to community-based and Tribal organizations have been made to prevent youth substance use.

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