Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention is to promote healthy youth, families, and communities. The center seeks to empower youth and families to make positive choices and to change lives through knowledge of self. The center develops, implements, and evaluates programs and services that are sensitive to cultural and community needs. Community programs and partnerships educate and empower students, youth, and families in the areas of (a) sex and drug education and prevention; (b) school and vocational success; and (c) physical and psychological well-being.