Lavanyaa worked with YSS and Iowa State University to create a Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC). She worked to research Collegiate Recovery Community models and develop a 10-year plan for the execution of the CRC. The goal of the Collegiate Recovery Community is to provide a safe environment on campus and provide support to those who are or were in recovery.
Created surveys for Iowa State community staff and students to identify the priorities for the CRC
Researched existing CRC’s and learned about strategies and potential roadblocks through interviews with other institutions
Planned a focus group meeting with Iowa State University staff to determine priorities for the CRC
Developed 10-year plan for Iowa State University’s CRC
YSS and Iowa State launched the Collegiate Recovery Community with their first sober tailgate on September 22, 2018.