D.A.R.E. Annual Report: 2021 Accomplishments / 2020 Finances

D.A.R.E. – The World’s Pre-eminent Youth Substance Abuse and High Risk Behavior Prevention Education Program 

Launched in 1983, D.A.R.E. is the most comprehensive K-12 prevention education program in the world. Taught in thousands of schools in America, as well as 28 other countries around the world, highly trained law enforcement officers deliver D.A.R.E. education programs that teach students good decision-making skills. These science and evidence-based curricula help enable K-12 students to lead safe and healthy lives and cope with high risk circumstances including drugs, alcohol, violence, bullying, and internet safety. 

In 2021, D.A.R.E. completed 31 D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOTs) seminars which certified the graduates to teach D.A.R.E.’s keepin’ it REAL elementary and middle school curricula and myPlaybook Core high school curriculum, as well as a variety of enhancement lessons (see grid on page 8). Collectively, these two-week, 80 hour training seminars certified 531 new D.A.R.E. instructors across 48 states, and launched 106 new D.A.R.E. programs… incredible results during a pandemic! 

For more nearly 30 years, D.A.R.E. has been the largest international prevention education program taught in 28 other countries including the largest programs in Mexico, Brazil, and the Philippines. 

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Copyright © 2022 D.A.R.E. America.
All Rights Reserved.