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Check out SAPCA's June newsletter for information about our work, community announcements and upcoming events, and COVID-19 resources. 


Register today for the Virtual 2020 Girl Up Leadership Summit from July 13-15 and join changemakers from around the globe committed to gender equality. Learn more, including how to register, here.

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Join pediatric experts for a virtual conversation with parents about teen vaping risks on July 15 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Presenters will talk about the dangers of vaping, help parents address peer pressure and learn how to help teens quit. Click here for more information about the event. Additional information about vaping can be found here.

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Learn about the important role parents and other caring adults play in preventing substance use here.


Virtual Job Fair | July 15. Register and attend the Virginia Careerworks Alexandria/Arlington Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Network with employers via chat rooms, private chats and video chats, and apply and interview for jobs. Registration and attendance is free. Sign up now to access employer information, current postings and more. Learn more about the event and how to register.

Join youth ages 14-18 at the 2020 ‘Be the Change’ Virtual Youth Training Program hosted by the Youth Advisory Council of the School-Based Health Alliance to connect with like-minded peers from around the country who are passionate leaders of change in their schools and communities. Click here to learn more.


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View a summary of the latest results from the Profile of Student Life Survey (Developmental Assets) conducted in 2019. The full report can be found here.

Check out this spotlight of our 2019 Project Sticker Shock!

During this annual event, teams of youth and adults place bright warning stickers on multi-packs of beer and other alcohol products in Alexandria stores

E-Cigarettes & JUUL: What Schools and Parents Should Know


Learn more about Virginia's new Tobacco 21 legislation, effective July 1, 2019!



Click here to learn what retailers need to know about Tobacco 21.

Nationwide, less than a quarter of high school seniors report drinking alcohol -- and in Alexandria, that number is lower. Learn more about this Trend To Get Behind:

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Learn more about Virginia Drinking Laws here.

Interested in learning more about opioids? Click on the links below: 
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Folleto en Español 

Visit KNOW the RxSK to learn more about safe opioid use, the risks of prescription drug misuse and the importance of proper disposal. 

This website features information about opioids, what opioid addiction “looks like,” where to get help across the region,  how to sign up for a REVIVE! class and locations to safely dispose of unused or expired opioid medications.

SAPCA 2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report Page 1

   2017 Annual Report Page 2

Interested in volunteering with SAPCA?

Check out our volunteer opportunities. Contact Emma Beall at if you would like to volunteer.

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