The Gateway ImpACT Coalition has proudly been serving Clinton for over 30 years!
A coalition is a group of individuals who work together to develop solutions to community problems.
The Gateway ImpACT Coalition, through collaboration, works to develop solutions to community problems that are related to substance abuse issues through the process of facilitation, cooperation, education, and communication.
Coordinating and empowering Clinton community area’s effort to keep our communities healthy, safe, and drug free.
Learn more about our efforts to curb Underage Drinking
Learn more about our efforts to curb Youth Marijuana Use
Learn more about medication misuse and how to dispose of medication.
Hidden in Plain Sight is an interactive display/program that offers adults insights into current trends in youth substance abuse, drug paraphernalia, concealment of illicit drugs & alcohol .
Community Committed is about supporting Clinton County to inspire young adults to stay drug & alcohol free. We all need to work together as a community to stop underage drinking and youth drug.
The Gateway ImpACT Coalition works with the Clinton County Trauma-Informed Alliance and many other agencies to align, engage and mobilize the community to identify and prevent the causes and impacts of trauma.
Check out upcoming trainings and community events.
The Gateway ImpACT Coalition works closely with the City of Clinton on the Opioid/Stimulant Partnership Grant and Crime Free Housing.
We are hiring a part time (14-16 hours/week) CSAC/Gateway ImpACT Coalition CARA Grant Director for our Prescription Drug Misuse reduction project targeted at youth ages 12-18 in Clinton.
The Executive Committee provides coalition oversight including adherence to action plans and acts as the liaison between the coalition and the CSAC Board of Directors. The Gateway ImpACT Coalition Executive Committee includes:
Renae Kalina, Co-Chair
Nurse Manager, Out Patient Care Center, Genesis Medical Center
Leslie Mussmann, Co-Chair
Assistant Clinton County Attorney
Clinton Middle School Associate Principal
Clinton Landlords Association & CSAC Board Member
Clinton Landlords Association & Community Volunteer
The Clinton Substance Abuse Council is the non-profit organization that supports the Gateway ImpACT Coalition. As a non-profit organization, CSAC follows applicable laws and regulations appropriate for non-profits including having an active Board of Directors. The board is a group of individuals who are not only committed to advancing the Clinton Substance Abuse Council and the coalitions they support, but also to making our city and its neighborhoods better places to live, work, shop, learn, and play in a variety of ways. To learn more visit:
The Gateway ImpACT Coalition is a community coalition. Often, community problems or issues are too large and complex for any one agency or organization. In those circumstances, putting together a coalition of groups and individuals can be an effective strategy for bringing the community's resources to bear, and getting everyone moving in the same direction. The Gateway ImpACT Coalition is a group of individuals and/or organizations with a common interest who agree to work together toward a common goal.
Purpose: Coordinating and empowering Clinton community area’s effort to keep our communities healthy, safe, and drug free.
Vision: To create a community free from unhealthy use and abuse of substances.
Mission: The Gateway ImpACT Coalition, through collaboration, works to develop solutions to community problems that are related to the unhealthy use and abuse of substances through the process of facilitation, cooperation, education, and communication.
Member rights include:
· Attending general coalition meetings, trainings and events.
· Being identified as a member of the Gateway ImpACT Coalition
· Voting on decisions made by coalition
· Receive communications (newsletters, meeting and event notices, etc.)
· Opportunities to serve on committees and/or workgroup on a voluntary basis
· Sharing ideas and networking opportunities.
Anyone interested in promoting Clinton and the surrounding area as a caring, drug and alcohol abuse free community is eligible to be a member. We just ask that you get involved and support the coalition in a way that works for you. (See Membership Responsibilities)
Membership Responsibilities include:
· Shared purpose: Every person interested in promoting Clinton and the surrounding area as a caring, drug and alcohol abuse free community is eligible to be a member.
· Alignment with the Gateway ImpACT Coalition’s mission.
· Contribute to the coalition or the work in the coalition in at least 1 way:
Completion of this agreement form signifies alignment with the Gateway ImpACT Coalition’s (GIC) purpose, vision, and mission statements. The agreement will be for one year and will be automatically renewed as long as the member continues to meet the requirements. Gateway ImpACT Coalition reserves the right to terminate membership if/when it's determined that a member or member organization no longer aligns with the Gateway ImpACT Coalition’s vision and mission. Coalition members may terminate their membership at any time and for any reason by notifying the project coordinator, Kristin Huisenga.
While 2021 has been a challenging year for most non-profits like ours, we see that the need is even greater. Parents, caregivers, and communities are struggling to keep their families safe and engaged during these unprecedented times. We are looking at innovative ways to remain engaged with youth and their communities and continue efforts to prevention youth substance use. While we have made some great strides, we still have a lot to accomplish. We need your support to reach out to youth and families to prevent substance use.
Would you consider donating to help us achieve our mission of safe and drug free communities? Here is how you can donate:
Donations to Clinton Substance Abuse Council Endowment Fund can be made here: https://www.dbqfoundation.org/donors/giving-center/clinton-substance-abuse-council-fund or by mailing a check to: Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque 700 Locust Street, Suite 195 Dubuque, Iowa 52001 (Eligible for bonus & match)
Please make your check payable to the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque with the Clinton Substance Abuse Council Endowment written on the check’s memo line.
Donations to Camanche-DeWitt Coalition can be made on our website:https://camanche-dewittcoalition.org/or mail a check to:
1900 N. 3rd Street
Clinton, Iowa 52732
Donations to Gateway ImpACT Coalition (eligible for bonus & match) can be made on our website: www.gatewayimpactcoalition.com or mail a check to:
Gateway ImpACT Coalition
1900 N. 3rd Street
Clinton, Iowa 52732
Donations to GIC and CSAC are matched by an anonymous donor dollar for dollar and monthly donations are matched with a $100 bonus match. So, your monthly donation of $5 a month equals $60/year investment. Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar, so $60 and a $100 bonus=$160 match +$60 your investment= Your $60 gift has a total value is $220. This can be done for both Gateway ImpACT Coalition and Clinton Substance Abuse Council Endowment Fund.
*Donations to endowment can also include real estate, grain, etc. and are eligible for Endow Iowa Tax Credit. Thank you for your support!
Clinton Substance Abuse Council
Copyright © 2021 Clinton Substance Abuse Council - All Rights Reserved. Everyone is encouraged to get involved. The Clinton Substance Abuse Council (which includes the Camanche-DeWitt Coalition and the Gateway ImpACT Coalition) does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.
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