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Book Purchase for Parent Corps Parent Leaders

National Families in Action

  • Program Exploratory and Special Projects
  • Program Area Special Projects
  • Grant Amount $21,535
  • Grant Period July 1, 2004–September 30, 2005
  • Location Atlanta, GA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will allow National Families in Action to purchase and distribute 2,500 copies of the book, "Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol and Other Drugs — How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It." The book will be distributed nationwide through Parent Corps, a national effort to help parents prevent their children from drinking, smoking and/or using illegal drugs.Parent Corps, created by National Families in Action, is based on the same principles as the Peace Corps and enables parents to work together to keep their children drug-free. National Families in Action was established in 1977 to help parents prevent drug use among children.