About Us

Olathe Communities That Care is a city-wide coalition that aims to reduce problem behaviors such as underage drinking, drug use, youth violence, etc. The coalition uses results from a Kansas-wide survey of Johnson County's 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students to guide its efforts. Representatives from various sectors of the community make up the coalition's leadership team.

The 5 Phases of Implementing Communities That Care in the City of Olathe 

Our goal is to reduce substance use among Olathe's

6th through 12th grade students. 

 

Our Mission

Equipping the community to work together to promote a safe and healthier life.

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Our Vision

We, the Olathe Communities That Care coalition, aim in making the city of Olathe a healthier community for individuals, families, and schools.

Meet The Leadership Team

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Jared Avilez

Community Prevention Coordinator

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Susan Sherman

Duty City Manager

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Erik Erozo

Olathe School District (SPOT)

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Matt Johnson

Olathe School District

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Bryan Hill

Olathe Police Department

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Kevin Kufeldt

Adolescent Center for Treatment

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Angela Parks

Olathe Public Library 

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Mike Brouwer

Johnson County 

Communities That Care

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