The Research Foundation of State University of New York (Buffalo State College)

Px21 Environmental Prevention Support and System Development

“This grant will allow Px21, a Erie County, NY-based coalition working on substance use prevention and mental health promotion, to hire a coalition coordinator (Prevention Ambassador), execute a universal prevention messaging campaign within Erie County, and invite national experts to provide state-of-the-art prevention training for local prevention providers.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
AMOUNT: $299,935 over Two Years

Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued