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The vision of the Roselle “Everett Hatcher” Prevention Coalition’s (REHPC) is to foster the growth of a successful community of youth and families making positive choices to remain drug free.  Our mission is to inform, connect, and bring awareness to the youth and families of Roselle of  the substance abuse issues impacting our neighborhood through education, prevention, and enforcement in order to reduce and prevent youth drug use.

The formation and history of our coalition is tied to the story of one man’s life cut short by drug related violence.  The Roselle “Everett Hatcher” Prevention Coalition (referred hereafter as REHPC) was named after Special Agent Everett E. Hatcher of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Field Division, who was shot and killed on February 28, 1989, during an undercover investigation on Staten Island in New York City. He was 46 years old and a lifelong resident of the Roselle. Special Agent Hatcher was survived by his wife Mary Jane and two sons, Zachary and Joshua. His death motivated a group of concerned citizens to ban together to reclaim their community from the deleterious effects of substance abuse.

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Hidden in Plain Sight

Join us on February 22, 2018 at St. Joseph the Carpenter School, 140 3rd Ave., for “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a program of the Drug Enforcement Administration presented in collaboration with Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition and Prevention links. This event...

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TAPinto Roselle

TAPinto Roselle is the communities local online news. The site is owned by Publisher Kathy Lloyd who has lived in Roselle for over 24 years and is very involved in the community. Ms. Lloyd owns a her own non profit Roselle 24/7, dedicated to providing outreach and...

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The mission of CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.  This is accomplished by providing technical assistance and training, public...

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