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May 8, 2020
Good Times Santa Cruz
Students and Parent Grapple with Online Learning

April 16, 2020
TGP Online
A Local Miracle: #CommunityCares

April 7, 2020
Noticias Ya
Fondo Para Indocumentados De La Costa Central

March 26, 2020
PVPSA News Release
A Message from PVPSA regarding COVID-19
En Español

February 12, 2020
TPG Online
Dominican Hospital Awards Grands to Six Local Non-Profit Organizations

February 7, 2020
Register Pajaronian
PVPSA Unveils New Headquarters

February 3, 2020
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Counseling Center Opens Thursday

December 27, 2019
Patch Watsonville
Pajaro Valley Nonprofit To Open New Office In February

October 18, 2019
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Watsonville bans sale of flavored tobacco

October 13, 2019
TPG Online
Youth Conference at Mello Center

October 5, 2019
What’s going on? PVPSA’s Soup for a Cause

September 20, 2019
PVPSA to Host Watsonville Youth Leadership Conference

September 15, 2019
Aptos Times
PVPSA Names New Building After Mayou Family

August 23, 2019
PVPSA on track for December completion

July 25, 2019
Rebuild, improvements planned for charred Muzzio Park

June 20, 2019
Santa Cruz Patch
$7 Million In Grants Taking Bite Out Of Santa Cruz County Crime

April 23, 2019
Register Pajaronian
Work moves ahead on new PVPSA Center

April 18, 2019
PVPSA Press Release
PVPSA Received United Way Community Builder Award

April 11, 2019
Watsonville Police Department
Youth Diversion Program Gaining Statewide Attention

March 25, 2019
Register Pajaronian
Annual Community Mural Paint Day Returns

March 13, 2019
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Letter to the Editor: Get ready to kick butts and rid yourself of tobacco

January 25, 2019
Monterey County Weekly
Face to Face: Matthew Merril and Walter Orion of PVPSA

January 17, 2019
Monterey County Weekly
Nominate PVPSA as the “Best Local Non Profit” in the Monterey County Weekly’s Best of 2019!

December 20, 2018
Monterey County Weekly
Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance is building resilience for a generation

December 3, 2018
PVPSA Press Release
PVPSA Brings Inaugural Empower Watsonville Youth Leadership Conference to Watsonville High School

November 9, 2018
PVPSA Announces Matching Donation Campaign Through MC Gives!

October 29, 2018
UC Santa Cruz
$9.3 million education grant to support Pajaro Valley students in college journey

September 13, 2018
PVPSA breaks ground on new facility

September 13, 2018
Noticias Ya
Agencia de prevención del Valle De Pajaro amplia programas

August 31, 2018
Aptos Times
Groundbreaking for New PVPSA Home

August 24, 2018
Aptos Times
PVPSA Received Grant from Monterey Peninsula Foundation

July 24, 2018
Register Pajaronian
Watsonville Police Department Youth Programs In Spotlight

June 15, 2018
Register Pajaronian
Watsonville receives $567K to combat minor tobacco use

April 30, 2018
NewsWise, CSU Monterey Bay
‘Community Dialogues’ Event in King City to Focus on Educational Attainment

March 22, 2018
Leslie DeRose, Maria Orozco and Kimberly De Serpa: In praise of school counselors

March 21, 2018
Blazing a path for women: Locals honored by county Women’s Commission

December 1, 2017
Bright Beginnings Monterey County
Pajaro CAT Spotlight

November 16, 2017
Peace and Unity March to be held Sunday

October 22, 2017
Aptos Times
2017 Heroes In Prevention Award Winners

October 11, 2017
PVPSA Recognizes PVUSD staff as 2017 Heroes In Prevention

October 9, 2017
PVPSA to Honor Award Winners

September 12, 2017
Watsonville asking for volunteers for Coastal Cleanup Day this weekend

September 12, 2017
PVPSA Press Release
PVPSA Opens Submissions for their 2017 Heroes In Prevention Awards 

September 5, 2017
Zach Friend: PVPSA helping young people thrive

July 1, 2017
Stunts Dazzle School Kids

June 15, 2017
PVPSA Press Release
PVPSA Receives $1 Million Grant From First 5 Monterey County

June 11, 2017
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Friday Night Live training for youth

June 5, 2017
PVPSA Press Release
PVPSA Received Funding from Three Government Grants

May 31, 2017
Council dishes out funds to organizations

May 16, 2017
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz County supervisors OK nonprofit funding

May 16, 2017
PVPSA Hosted Event
A Community Open House hosted by PVPSA

April 6, 2017
PVPSA Hosted Event
Town Hall Meeting on Alcohol Abuse and Teen Drinking

November 23, 2016
KSBW Channel 8
Talking about drugs in Central Coast high schools

November 22, 2016
San Jose Mercury News
PVPSA to work with Aptos High and County crisis response team

November 5, 2016
PVPSA Hosted Event
Empowering Youth & Families in our Communities
Fortaleciendo Jóvenes y Familias en Nuestra Comunidad

October 27, 2016
PVPSA Press Release
PVPSA Awarded $10,000 by Santa Cruz County Law Enforcement Chief’s Association

July 21, 2016
KION Channel 5/46
Police officer appreciation in Watsonville

January 23, 2015
KION Channel 5/46
Gang prevention programs are making are making a difference