Post Tagged with: "Forward South Bronx Coalition"


Local coalition teams with precinct against underage drinking

The 41st Precinct released a report last week, detailing its initial efforts to bring Hunts Point/Longwood restaurants, bars and liquor stores into compliance, in efforts to reduce underage drinking and substance abuse.


Community groups sound the alarm about opioids


The city’s alarming increase in opioid abuse is not only an adult problem, say South Bronx youth organizers who want to alert local parents to the issue. About 40 residents gathered in the auditorium of Entrada Academy on Fox Street in late May for a town hall meeting to discuss […]


Local drug abuse prevention group awarded federal funds

A coalition whose goal is to put a dent in alcohol and drug abuse by South Bronx youth was awarded $125,000 in federal funding in September to further its cause.