Texas Tech University

Human Development and Family Studies

Positive Youth Development Lab

Community Programs

VoicesYouth Adjustment in the South Plains Region (2011-present). Partnership with VOICES of the South Plains Community Coalition-Lubbock to generate knowledge on adolescent substance use, alcohol use, tobacco use, and behavioral outcomes as well as school and family relationships.

Spur I.S.D.College-Going Dream (2010-present). Partnership with Spur ISD Elementary School and High School to coordinate Fall/Spring 5th graders' and High Schoolers' visit to TTU/ TTUHSC campuses. This program represents a great opportunity to foster children's dream to attend college and pursue a professional career in their future, strengthen the relationships with other school districts besides Lubbock ISD, and promote recruitment of students across West Texas.

Human Development and Family Studies