B.C. HEARS

B.C. HEARS

Higher Education Access, Retention and Success is a grant funded program designed to assist community members in gaining access to education or previous Binghamton University or SUNY Broome students in finishing their degree. Partnership with Binghamton University, SUNY Broome, and Broome County Promise Zone.

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B.C. Safe

B.C. SAFE

The mission of B.C. SAFE is to reduce the number of youth suicides and suicide attempts by increasing public awareness and providing educational and training resources to teens, parents, and educators of Broome County. Through a wide array of events and activities, local community leaders, educators, and professionals come together to provide the necessary procedures and advice in regards to suicide and mental illness.

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DFC - Drug Free Community Initiative

Under the Broome Opioid Abuse Council Coalition, the Drug Free Communities Coalition was created to target youth with effective strategies in prevention and reduction of substance use and abuse in the community. The Coalition also collaborates with agencies in the community that include schools, healthcare professionals, media, parents, law enforcement, and volunteer groups to minimize the risk of substance use and abuse in our youth.

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Healthy Lifestyles Coalition

Healthy Lifestyles Coalition

The Healthy Lifestyles Coalition is the group behind the Eat Well. Play Hard. Binghamton! campaign. It is made up of about 2 dozen non-profit business partners, as well as North and East Side residents.

By providing programs and educations on topics such as nutrition, cooking, food access, physical activity, community collaboration and youth development, we hope to build a stronger, healthier community for residents of all ages and backgrounds.

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Summer Zones

Summer Zones are five week summer programs designed to engage middle school youth in STEAM educational activities so that learning may continue in a fun interactive venue. Our model intentionally utilizes a tiered approach allowing each level to have access to older role models. Summer Zones will actively engage youth in educational opportunities designed to reinforce the importance for education and the need to create life goals.

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