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Welcome to Pima prevention Partnership

Pima Prevention Partnership (PPP) is a nationally-recognized and award-winning non-profit agency, which has been creating conditions for change among youths, families, institutions, and community groups since 1992. PPP has offices and programs in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona.

The Pima Prevention Partnership specializes in helping underserved adolescents and their families. We operate four charter schools, grades 6-12, in both Tucson and Phoenix. We also provide extensive prevention services, restorative justice through the Pima County Teen Court, substance abuse treatment and recovery support for teens, and family strengthening workshops. Combined, our services reach over 11,000 youth and families each year. Please contact us if we can be of service to you or if you would like to visit any of our programs.

 


PPP Offers New Job Training-Mentoring Opportunity for Teens

New Job Training-Mentoring for Teens in Foster CarePima County youth ages 14-18 are paired with an adult volunteer mentor for at least a year while completing rigorous job, life and soft skills training and receiving ongoing academic support.  The goal of this effort is to ensure these teens return to and/or stay in school, graduate, and obtain valuable entry-level job skills to obtain employment at a livable wage.    

  • Youth and their mentors choose to complete 12 weeks of culinary training through PPP’s Teen Cuisine 
  • Weekly mentoring activities continue throughout the year
  • Mentors receive extensive training and ongoing support
  • Youth are paid a stipend for successful participation in skills training 


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Pima Prevention Partnership in the News

2016 was a great year for Pima Prevention Partnership. We invite you to take a look at news features about the Partnership throughout 2016.


 
Bill De La Rosa Honored

The Arizona Daily Star recently featured one of our outstanding Teen Court volunteers, Bill De La Rosa, in a front page news story about him receiving the Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University. Congratulations to Bill on this great honor.


 
Student Selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Superstar volunteer, Meena Venkataramanan, was selected by Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a delegate to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) in March. Read more >>>