Welcome to Rockville Centre Coalition for Youth

An Alliance for Combined Action

Our mission is to plan and implement strategies to prevent and reduce
youth substance use and its associated consequences.

  • RVC Coalition launches Fake ID is a Felony Education Campaign.
  • Members of the Rockville Centre Coalition for Youth, including Sector representatives from Police, RVC Youth Council, PTA, Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce at the CADCA mid-year training meeting.
  • Billboard on the Dangers of Vaping
  • Our prevention message is getting into the right hands! On hundreds of take-out containers.
  • Coalition Members Attend Listening Session at Hofstra University and Advocate Against Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New York
  • Rockville Centre School District Assistant Superintendent Dr. Noreen Leahy Speaks Out Against Legalizing Marijuana in New York State at a Listening Session at Hofstra University
  • Project Coordinator, Ruthanne McCormack, Adovocating against Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in New York State
  • Coalition Project Coordinator Speaking Advocating Against Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New York
  • Project Coordinator Quoted in Newsday while advocating against legalizing recreational marijuana in New York
  • Coalition Sector Members from the Rockville Centre Police Department attend CADCA Mid-Year Training
  • NY State Senator Todd Kaminsky speaks to over 60 teens at the first meeting of the year of the RVC Youth Council, Inc. on September 20, 2016.
  • New York National Guard members with RVC Youth Council Chair Andrea Connolly, and Coalition Project Coordinator Ruthanne McCormack.
  • Steven Dodge educates youth on addiction and recovery.
  • Coalition members work to educate legislators on teen drug abuse prevention at the Coalition leadership meeting in DC.
  • Coalition Members meet with Collen Nguyen, Legislative Director for Rep. Kathleen Rice to discuss issues in their community regarding youth substance abuse and addiction.
  • St. Agnes Cathedral Hospitality Sunday
  • NY National Guard memers meet to assist with NOYL! Pledge signing.
  • RVC Youth Council, Inc. members meet to discuss presentation of NOYL! Pledge to Rockville Centre business owners.
  • Our Drug Free T-Shirt designed by Rockville Centre South Side High School freshman, Zachery Goldberg. The T-Shirt is available for a $10 donation. Please Contact Ruthanne McCormack @ 516 313-9041 or @ ramccormack@rvccoalitionforyouth.org
  • The Drug Free T-Shirt is a collaborative effort.
  • Prevention Awareness Sneaker Art Campaign
  • Step Up For Prevention
  • 6th Annual Walkathon Councilman Anthony D'Esposito Supporting the Rockville Centre Coalition
  • 2018 CADCA Leadership Forum
  • Partnership with Councilman Anthony D’Esposito for a lifesaving Narcan Training at the Hispanic Brotherhood
  • Life Saving Narcan - Surgeon General recommends everyone 18 and over be trained to save a life from overdose
  • Coalition Members attend Awards Ceremony on June 15th 2018
  • Unmask the Truth About Substance Abuse 7th Annual Substance Abuse Awareness Campaign
  • 7th Annual Substance Awareness Face Mask Art Campaign
  • Coalitions From Long Island Attending CADCA Mid-Year Training in Orlando
  • Youth Detective and Coalition Project Coordinator with Village Trustee in 2018 South Side High School 2018 Yearbook
  • Coalition Sector Members from the RVC Lions present Scholarships to Coalition Youth Sector Members of the South Side Leos Club.
  • Coalition provides important resources to community members during Narcan training at South Side High School on May 29th 2018
  • Rockville Centre Pharmacy Installs Medication Disposal Box. There are now 2 disposal boxes in Rockville Centre. Everyday is Drug Take Back Day in Rockville Centre.
  • Coalition Partner, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito provides Narcan Training to Coaliiton Sector Members Staff and Administration of the Hispanic Brotherhood
  • Coalition Representative and our Sticker Shock Banner.

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