Initiatives

The DEA Educational Foundation is involved in many endeavors to reach the the public, law enforcement officials, and policymakers alike. Below are just a few.

DEA Youth Dance Program

Jill Roberts started the free after-school dance program under the umbrella of D.A.R.E. America in 1999 and ran it successfully for 12 years. In late 2011, the organization decided to solely focus on their original mission of in-school curriculum programming so the program was brought to the DEA Educational Foundation where it resides today. It was then rebranded as the DEA Youth Dance Program.
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Drugs: Costs & Consequences

Drugs: Costs & Consequences photo montage

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) national touring exhibit, Drugs: Costs and Consequences, is open in Mobile, Alabama. The exhibit, developed by the DEA and the DEA Educational Foundation, opened on February 3, 2017, at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. In this interactive exploration of the effects of drugs on both individuals and society, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the history and the current science behind drug law enforcement, drug prevention, and drug treatment specific to Alabama’s local communities. Learn More

Symposia – Trans-Regional Crack Cocaine Symposium

Trans-Regional Crack Cocaine Symposium

The DEA Educational Foundation brought together on behalf of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), representatives from five South American and two West African countries to discuss the rising problem of smoked crack cocaine base in those countries. … Read More