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Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts   Rocky Mountain Youth Corps’ underage drinking reduction initiative, Parents Who Host, Lose The Most (PWH) educates parents and other adults about the health and safety risks of allowing underage drinking. Some important facts: The human brain continues to develop into the mid-twenties. If alcohol is heavily consumed in adolescence, the part

2015 Corpsmember of the Year Award Winner!

2015 Corpsmember of the Year Award Winner!   As one of five young people chosen annually, Jasmine Romero will represent nearly 30,000 youth who participate in Corps programming around the country. Jasmine’s success will be highlighted at the annual Corps Network Conference in Washington, DC in February, where she will also have the chance to

RMYC Crews recognized by Forest Service

RMYC Crews recognized by Forest Service   The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps started their second year of work on the forest restoration project in the La Lama hills near Questa in April. The RMYC received a $360,000 grant in 2011 to conduct a thinning project in the area. The thinning project promotes a healthier watershed,

Stop underage drinking

Stop underage drinking   Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Health, helps to reduce underage drinking, DWI and tobacco use among young people. To accomplish our goals we raise awareness through media campaigns, support local businesses in reducing underage sales, and collaborate with other entities committed to substance abuse

Conservation Crews Up and Running

Conservation Crews Up and Running RMYC Conservation Program 2013 has started! 21 new Americorps members will be out in the community engaged in public service. A majority of their season will be focused on fuels reduction and habitat restoration in northern New Mexico. Partnering with agencies like the Carson National Forest and the State Trust