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UC Holds Proper Use of Prescription Drugs Workshop

         The Union City Prevention Coalition (UCPC), a community-based non-profit organization, and the Board of Education recently partnered to sponsor an In-Service Workshop on the proper use of prescription drugs at a Parents’ Breakfast at Jose Marti Freshman Academy.

         The workshop was led by UCPC Program Coordinator Anthony Jenkins, MA, LCADC, and the district’s Student Assistance Counselor at Jose Marti, Victor Roveda (pictured).

Student assistance Counselor Victor Roveda giving workshop

The Coalition, which is dedicated to preventing drug and alcohol abuse among young people, is also involved in several other community programs.  These include the Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) program and a summer basketball camp overseen by Union City Police Officer Juan Mendez
 
  Junior Police sponsered by coalition        Afterschool group sponsored by coalition