Prevention Works In Seattle

Coalition Activities

Prevention Strategies 

 Legislative advocacy to ensure that laws and policies support healthy and safe youth development.
  • Prevention WINS letter to the Washington State Liquor Control Board regarding the Initial Draft Rules for implementing Initiative 502, June 2013

  • Prevention WINS letter to the King County Board of Health regarding proposed secure medicine return policy, May 2013
Advocacy resources for coalition members:
  • Guidelines for Advocacy: Changing Policies & Laws to Create Safer Environments for Youth  (CADCA Strategizer 31)
  • Lobbying and Advocacy: What is the Difference and Should I Be Afraid to Participate? (CADCA)
 Social marketing and parent outreach supporting positive parenting practices
Underage Drinking: A Parent's Role in Prevention  videos
 Positive parenting postcards:
Eckstein Middle School families postcard 3 (February 2012)
 A Media Advocacy Campaign in support of the enforcement of underage drinking and youth substance abuse laws. 

Partner organization strategies

 Strengthening Families Program for Eckstein Middle School families (Offered thanks to a partnership between Eckstein Middle School, Seattle Children's Hospital, and King County.)

  L ife Skills Training middle school curriculum at Eckstein Middle School.