Partners in Prevention

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Partners in Prevention strives to include all sectors of the community in creating a better
Longview through community mobilization, collaboration, and community coalitions. Partners in Prevention offers multiple opportunities for volunteers and community members to come to the planning table, and engage with others, to address community barriers of poverty, race relations, domestic minor human trafficking, underage drinking, marijuana use, and prescription drug abuse. Partners in Prevention also offers one-to-one mentoring relationships with elementary, middle, and high school students in the greatest need with caring adult mentors. With well over 250 partners, Partners in Prevention is inspiring hope, connecting partners and building trusting relationships that transforms lives.

Program Areas
Coalition for Drug-Free Youth – The Coalition for Drug-Free Youth is a collaboration of organizations and citizens working to reduce crime and youth substance use through community mobilization to change attitudes, behaviors and regulations to create a healthier community and protect our youth.

East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team - The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team concentrates on the East Texas area to raise awareness through community education, prevention efforts, networking and collaboration to combat human trafficking.

Longview Bridges Out of Poverty – The mission of Longview Bridges Out of Poverty is to eradicate and alleviate poverty through awareness, education and collaborative efforts in the community.

Mentoring Programs – Forever Friends and Co-Pilots provides 1-to-1 mentoring to youth in need of a caring adult role model in the Longview, Pine Tree, Spring Hill, Kilgore and Hallsville Independent School Districts.

Unity and Diversity Committee – The Unity and Diversity Committee seeks to overcome barriers to the full inclusion of all community members by:

  • Protecting human rights
  • Challenging discrimination, and
  • Celebrating diversity and commonality.
  1. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

    3rd Annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" Scheduled

    The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team (ETATT), in conjunction with the Zonta Club of Longview Prom Boutique, is hosting its 3rd Annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." Read on...
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    Junior League of Longview Recognized at 2016 Unity Honors

    The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee has announced Junior League of Longview as the recipient of the 2016 Service Recognition Award- a new service acknowledgement component of the Unity Honors Awards Luncheon. Read on...
  3. Unity Recipients

    2016 Unity Honorees Selected

    The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee has announced Mrs. Dorothy Walker and Reverend JD Palmer as the 2016 Unity Honors Recipients. Read on...
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