Month: June 2018

Bourbonnais Elementary School District No. 53 Receives Award

Bourbonnais Elementary School District No. 53 Receives Award Brenda Wetzel, Director of Life Education Center Programs for the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education, recently presented an annual traveling trophy to Dr. Dan Hollowell, Superintendent of the ‎Bourbonnais Elementary School District. The award is given in appreciation of collaborative prevention efforts reflecting the Pledge for Life …

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May 13th-19th: National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week, 2018 ((Click on a day or scroll down to discover events & resources))       National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual week-long observance—created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)—that serves to increase public awareness and promote action by individuals, organizations, and communities around mental and/or substance use disorders. …

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Kankakee Iroquois Cares Website Launched At Trauma & Resiliency Summit

On Thursday, May 10th, the Pledge for Life Partnership (PfL) launched the Kankakee Iroquois Cares website portal. The site was unveiled at PfL’s Trauma & Resiliency Summit to an audience of nearly 150 local community leaders. The Pledge for Life Partnership is devoted to the mission of establishing a safer and healthier community, and joined …

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May 10th: Trauma & Resiliency Summit

  Learn more about Laura Porter and the impact of ACEs: Special thanks to all of our community partners! 21st Judicial Circuit Family Violence Coordinating Council Bradley Police Department Child Network Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Helen Wheeler Center Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education Jake Lee – Kankakee County Auditor Jim Rowe – Kankakee …

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