Cumberland, Rhode Island

Cumberland is a medium sized town in Rhode Island.

It has a population of 34,694 people and six constituent neighborhoods.

Cumberland is the 8th largest community in Rhode Island.

Cumberland is neither predominantly white collar or blue collar -
     It's a mixed workforce of both white and blue collar jobs.
     The racial makeup of the town is 92.8% White, 1.5% African
     American 0.3% Indigenous American, 2.3% Asian, 0.03% Pacific
     Islander, 1.4% from some other race and 1.7% from two or more

According to the 2016 RI Student Survey, 38.6% of Cumberland High School students have tried marijuana.

-   Past 30 day use report 11.4% of middle school youth have reported
     riding in a car driven by someone who was drinking alcohol.
-   Past 30 day use report 2.7% of middle school youth used OTC
     medication for non-medical purposes.

-   Past 30 day use report 1.6% of middle school students report using
     tobacco/nicotine products.

The strategies and activities implemented include community education, information dissemination, media campaigns, Boys and Girls Club after school programs, Cumberland/Lincoln YWCA after school programs, alternative youth activities through the Above the Influence Program, Hidden in Plain Sight, Pick Your No's, monthly newsletter and prom/graduation speakers.

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