ERIC Number: ED338951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on the Reauthorization of Title 3(b) of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988: Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Programs for Runaway and Homeless Youth and Youth Gangs. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (Washington, D.C., July 18, 1991; Downey, California, August 2, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document contains witness testimonies from two Congressional hearings examining the reauthorization of Title 3(b) of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 relating to the drug abuse education and prevention for runaway and homeless youth and youth gangs. Opening statements are included from Representatives Martinez and Fawell. Witnesses providing testimony include: (1) Donna Arey, Aftercare Program, Patchwork; (2) Eddie Banks, Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Boys and Girls Clubs, and Clifton Johnson, program participant; (3) Jo Anne Barnhart, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services; (4) Jeanne Breunig, Los Angeles County Board of Education; (5) Barbara Broesamle, SaYes, Michigan Sanctuary, Inc., and Tara, program peer counselor; (6) Gary Clark, Gary Clark "Why Say No" Sports Camp and Youth Leadership Program, and Anthony Jones, who works with the program; (7) Bruce Coplen, Los Angeles County Interagency Gang Task Force; (8) Farley Cotton and Jim Nelson, At-Risk Youth Services City, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota; (9) David Dawley, National Center for Gang Policy of Washington, D.C.; (10) Nexus Nichols, National Network of Runaway and Youth Services; (11) John Peel, Los Angeles Youth Network, and Lynn Miller, program peer counselor; (12) James Smoot, graduate, Good Choices Program, Patchwork; (13) Steve Valdivia, Community Gang Services, Los Angeles, California and Mary Ann Diaz, former gang member; (14) Jamaal Wilkes, Smooth As Silk Inc., Los Angeles, California; and (15) Gary Yates, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, California. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included throughout the document. (NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Homeless People, Prevention, Runaways, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.