Alcohol and Drug Prevention
The Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program (AOD) is a children and youth focused program that aims to keep them in school and reduce and prevent high risk behaviors by using primary prevention strategies. The program works to reduce high-risk activities for high-need school aged children and youth through promoting educational attainment with our Learn, Earn, Have Fun Campaign by providing information on fulfilling educational school requirements from grade to grade, and successfully graduating from high school through our Care Coaching Model.
of Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) students will graduate from high school.
of OUSD graduates enroll in post-secondary education.
readiness and remediation gap for all California students entering Community Colleges.
readiness gap for 1st year students in the University of California and California State Universities.
Vision and Goal
Our Vision is to work closely with youth, families, schools, and community partners to ensure that all youth are college, career, and life ready. This is done through our Learn, Earn and Have Fun Campaign, Care Coaching Model, and the A-G Road to Success Pathways.
The objectives of the program are to: partner with community organizations and schools to accompany educational providers and families to ensure that every child and youth receives optimal educational opportunities to fulfill their natural curiosities and interests so that they become filled with skills ready to take on and contribute to the developments of the 21st century and beyond.