Anyone interested in promoting Camanche, DeWitt, and the surrounding areas as a caring, drug and alcohol abuse free community is eligible to be a member. We just ask that you get involved and support the coalition in a way that works for you.
The Camanche-DeWitt Coalition is a community coalition. Often, community problems or issues are too large and complex for any one agency or organization. In those circumstances, putting together a coalition of groups and individuals can be an effective strategy for bringing the community's resources to bear, and getting everyone moving in the same direction. The Camanche-DeWitt Coalition is a group of individuals and/or organizations with a common interest who agree to work together toward a common goal.
Vision: To be communities free from unhealthy use and abuse of substances.
Mission: Through partnership and collaboration, work to reduce unhealthy use and abuse of substances and related issues by youth and, over time, adults in Camanche and DeWitt and surrounding areas.
Goals: (1)Increase community collaboration to prevent and reduce substance use among youth; (2)Reduce substance use among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.
Completion of this agreement form signifies alignment with the Camanche-DeWitt Coalition’s (purpose, vision, and mission statements. The agreement will be for one year and will be automatically renewed as long as the member continues to meet the requirements. Camanche-DeWitt Coalition reserves the right to terminate membership if/when it's determined that a member or member organization no longer aligns with the Camanche-DeWitt Coalition’s vision and mission. Coalition members may terminate their membership at any time and for any reason by notifying the program director.