On Tuesday, May 22nd the UBHCHY Coalition shared the 2012 Student Support Card at a town hall meeting held at the Perkasie campus of the Bucks County Community College. The meeting was attended by nearly 100 persons, of which one-third were high school students from the Palisades, Pennridge and Quakertown high schools.
Lee Rush, Upper Bucks Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Coalition’s Community Mobilizer, was invited along with 80 other national leaders to Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society to help launch Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation (BTWF).
Washington, D.C. – Mr. Ray Fox and Mr. Lee Rush, two members of the Upper Bucks Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Coalition (UBHCHY) recently joined 2,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment leaders from across the country at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 22nd annual National Leadership Forum.
Lee Rush, Executive Director of justCommunity, visited Quakertown High School last fall to observe students using the online AlcoholEdu Program. Rush wanted to observe a participating health class using the course after obtaining a $15,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) to purchase the program.
justCommunity Executive Director Lee Rush has been invited along with 80 other national leaders to attend a Symposium on Youth Meanness and Cruelty at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, February 29. This event coincides with the launch of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. The Symposium is hosted by the Berkman Center for [...]
I first heard Peter Benson speak in 1995. Tim Duffey, an old friend from days spent in the Student Assistance Program (SAP) field brought Peter to one of our National SAP conferences to speak as a keynoter. I never forgot Peter and his message.
Prescription drug abuse by teenagers is increasing at alarming rates and is the second most abused type of drug after marijuana. To help stem this rising tide, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) sponsored its second national prescription drug “take back day” on April 30th.
justCommunity, Inc. provides leadership in youth development, community mobilization and restorative justice to schools, government agencies and other organizations. Founded and incorporated in 1999 by Lee Rush, justCommunity, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. Read more about us here.