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Our Mission: "Saving Lives By Empowering Youth To Be Drug-free And Encouraging Parents

To Communicate Effectively With Their Children About The Dangers Of Drugs"

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Booking the Drug Prevention Presentation

There are a number of ways of arranging to book a presentation. The most convenient way is to complete the form here or call toll-free at 1-877-431-3295 so we can talk in person about scheduling a visit to your school, organization or group.

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Drug Prevention Presentation Audiences
We are currently booking our presentations programs for the fall, winter and spring in CT and across the country as well as Canada to the following audiences:

  • Parents
  • Students
  • Athletic Directors
  • Youth Groups
  • Physicians
  • Church Groups
  • State and National Conferences
 Our presentation program includes the following topics which we will adapt to our audience:
  • Ginger Katz personal story - Ian's Story
  • The stages of addiction
  • Information on all drugs
  • The power of addiction
  • Prescription Drug Abuse - a national epidemic
  • The power of parents
  • Warning Signs of drug use
  • Consequences
  • Resources
  • and more
  • Questions and Answers

Please no filming. Thank you.

There is a reasonable presentation fee per school, for pricing call 1-877-431-3295. This is a large task, we cannot accomplish this without your support and understanding. We present to students (elementary through college) conferences, church groups, civic organizations, and Corporate America.

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Please note:  Some future presentations are not listed below.   If you are interested in attending a presentation in the future, please call Ginger Katz at 877-431-3295. Thank you.

2018-2010 Presentations

Date Location Audience Time
January 23, 2018 Fordham Prep, Bronx, NY Freshman  TBA
November 16, 2017 
Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Thursday, November 16 at 6:00 PM

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT, 81 West Rocks Rd. Norwalk, CT

 The 2nd session of the course we be taught  by Larry Katz, Cofounder of the Courage to Speak Foundation, BA Pyschology, MS Nutrition.

Sessions 2  of Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  course continues on Thursday, November 16, 2016 at 6 pm
 
Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.
 
A light dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and child care will be available with reservation
 
November 14, 2017
Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Tuesday, November 14 at 6:00 PM with Ginger Katz's presentation and it will include the first session one. 

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT, 81 West Rocks Rd. Norwalk, CT

 The 1st session of the course we be taught  by Larry Katz, Cofounder of the Courage to Speak Foundation, BA Pyschology, MS Nutrition.

Sessions 1  of Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  course continues on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6 pm
 
Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors. 
 
A light dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and child care will be available with reservation
 
October 23, 2017  Mildred E. Strang Middle School
  8:00am
October 16, 2017 "Risky Business Convention" Myrtle Beach, South Carolina School Superintendent and Boards TBA
October 10, 2017 West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT  
7th grade 8:30 am
October 3, 2017  Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT  
7th grade TBA
September 18, 2017  Roton Middle School 7th grade 9:45am
July 29, 2017 19th Annual Ian James EaccarinoMemorial 9-Mile Race, Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT
 All Are Welcome 8:00am
July 9 to July 11, 2017 
The National of Secondary School Principals Conference. Education Ginger Katz will be presenting the Courage to Speak Presentation and describing the Courage to Speak Drug Prevention Curricula 
 Principals  TBA
June 16, 2017   Favor Inc., Rocky Hill, CT
 Staff Training 10am
June 14, 2017  First UMC, Middletown, CT at the Elks Club in Middletown
  6:30pm 
June 12, 2017  Wilbur Cross Middle School, Bridgeport, CT  Students  1pm
June 9, 2017 
Ms. Katz will present a keynote presentation at the Opioid Use, Addiction, Overdose, and Treatment Training, State of CT, Judicial Branch, Court Support Services Division State of CT at Gateway College, New Haven, CT    
   TBA
June 8, 2017 Thomas Hooker Midde School, Bridgeport, CT 
Students  1pm
June 5, 2017 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
TBA
June 2, 2017   
Park City, Bridgeport, CT
6th grade students reading Sunnys Story presentation 
TBA
May 25, 2017  Abigail Middle School, Weymouth, MA
 1,000 Students who read Sunny's Story
 9am
May 24, 2017 Weymouth High School, Weymouth, MA

Click here to see flyer 

Drug Awareness Presentation, Parents and Students Community Presentation
 6:30pm
May 5, 2017
Ms. Katz will be presenting at the Connecticut Alliance of Foster and Adoptive Families, CAFAF 22nd Annual Conference “Fostering Change, Trumbull, CT
 Attendees TBA
April 27, 2017
Greater Lowell Technical High School, MA
Parents TBA
April 27, 2017
Greater Lowell Technical High School, MA 
11 and 12th grades
TBA
April 27, 2017 Greater Lowell Technical High School, MA
9 and 10th  TBA
April 21, 2017 Blackman, Bridgeport CT
7 and 8 grade
1:30pm
April 7, 2017 Jettie Tisdale School, Bridgeport, CT
6th grade
1:30pm
April 5, 2017  Bristol Central High School, Bristol CT
9, 10 and 12th grades.
TBA
March 28, 2017  Foran high School, Milford, CT 9th and 10th Grades 9am
March 22, 2017  Norwalk High School Expo Community 7 to 8:30pm
March 13, 2017
(Snow Date March 14th
)
The Twelth-Annual Courage to Speak®   
 "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. 
     
All are welcome to participate in this community event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:30 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

  • Student Speakers
  • The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention classes in elementary and middle school.



Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented 12th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

 5:30pm
February 13. 2017 St. George's School, Middletown, RI High School Students 1:30pm
 
February 7, 2017
Ms. Katz will be speaking at the National Narcotic Officers Associations Coalition in Washington, D.C.
Members 6:30pm
 
February 7, 2017 CADCA 's 26th Annual National Leadership Forum 
Gaylord Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Professionals in the Prevention Field
3:30pm
January 23, 2017 Side by Side Charter School, Norwalk, CT Students 2:25pm

December 19, 2016

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
TBA
November 22, 2016 Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT Students  
November 17, 2016
Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® - Session two on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6 PM


West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk CT

The second session of  Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® course we be taught  by Larry Katz, Cofounder of the Courage to Speak Foundation, BA Physiology, MS Nutrition.

 
Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors. 
 5:30 PM

A light dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and child care will be available with reservation 
November 15, 2016
Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00 PM with Ginger Katz's presentation and session one. 


West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT, 81 West Rocks Rd. Norwalk, CT

 The 1st session of the course we be taught  by Larry Katz, Cofounder of the Courage to Speak Foundation, BA Physiology, MS Nutrition.

Sessions 2  of Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  course continues on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6 pm
Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors. 
A light dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and child care will be available with reservation
November 10, 2016 Explorations Charter School, Winsted, CT
High School Students  
November 8, 2016
The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295 Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 
October 27, 2016 Fox Lane Middle School, Bedford, NY  8th Grade Students  8:30am
October 24, 2016 Mildred E. Strang Middle School, Yorktown Heights, NY

Red Ribbon Week
8th Grade Students  
October 18, 2016 Garden City High School, Garden City, NY Community  7:00pm
October17, 2016 Ponus Ridge Middle School 7th Graders  Afternoon
October 14, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
October 11, 2016 Nathan Hale Middle School 7th Graders  1:20pm
October 11, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 
October 7, 2016 West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT 7th Graders  8:45am
October 5, 2016 Old Saybrook Middle School, Old Saybrook, CT Parents  6:30pm
October 4, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 
September 27, 2016 Birmingham United Methodist Church, Milton, GA
Community  6:30pm
September 22, 2016 Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT 7th Graders  9:00am
September 13, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 
August 26, 2016  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 
August 13, 2016 18th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race, Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT
All Are Welcome 8:00am
July 8, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
July 1, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
June 3, 2016 Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Graders  1:15pm
May 27, 2016 Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Graders 1:00pm
May 26, 2016

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Session 4

Alliance for Safe Kids, Yorktown Heights, NY

Classes will be led by trained facilitator Dara Caputo at The Alliance for Safe Kids


Parents 6:30pm 
May 23, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

2:00pm
May 19, 2016

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Session 3 

Alliance for Safe Kids, Yorktown Heights, NY

Class will be led by trained facilitator Dara Caputo at The Alliance for Safe Kids

Session 4 of Program continues on May 26


Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.


6:30pm
May 16, 2016 Cornwall Consolidated School, Cornwall, CT Parents 6:30pm
May 16, 2016 Lee Kellogg School, Falls Village, CT 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Students 1:00pm
May 13, 2016 CAFAP Foster Parent Conference

Foxwoods Resort

1 Hour Presentation by Ginger Katz


Community 1:00pm
May 12, 2016

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Session 2 

Alliance for Safe Kids, Yorktown Heights, NY

Classes will be led by trained facilitator Dara Caputo at The Alliance for Safe Kids.

Sessions 3 and 4 of Program continues on May 19, and May 26

Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.

6:30pm
May 11, 2016 Stafford Middle School, Stafford Springs, CT
Community 6:30pm
May 10, 2016 Blackham School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Grade Students 11:00am
May 2, 2016 Wilbur Cross School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Grade Students 1:30pm
May 5, 2016

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Session 1 starts Thursday
Alliance for Safe Kids, Yorktown Heights, NY

Classes will be led by trained facilitator Dara Caputo at The Alliance for Safe Kids.

Sessions 2, 3, 4 of Program continue on May 12, May 19, and May 26

Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.


6:30pm
April 29, 2016 Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Grade Students
11:30am
April 26, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295


Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:00pm
April 26, 2016 Central High School, Bridgeport, CT  Students 8:00am
April 14, 2016 State Capitol, Hartford, CT

Commission on Children Public Forum “In Everyone’s Neighborhood: Communities Convene on the Opioid & Heroin Crisis” 

Public Forum  
April 5, 2016 Litchfield Intermediate School, Litchfield, CT

See Flyer


Parents  6:30pm
April 5, 2016 Litchfield Intermediate School, Litchfield, CT Middle School Students 9:20am
April 4, 2016 Litchfield Intermediate School, Litchfield, CT  4th, 5th, 6th Grade 1:00pm
April 3, 2016 "Save a Life Forum Alliance for Safe Kids" 

Lakeland High School, Shrub Oak, NY
Parents and Mentors 1:40pm
March 14, 2016
(Snow Date March 15th)
The Twelth-Annual Courage to Speak®   
 "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. 
    
All are welcome to participate in this community event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:45 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

  • Student Speakers
  • The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention classes in elementary and middle school.

Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented 12th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

5:45 PM
February 27, 2016 "Saturday Academy"
Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT
Parents 11:00am
February 20, 2016 Avon Old Farms School, Avon, CT Students 9:30am
February 12, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

11:30 AM
January 26, 2016 Jettie Tisdale, Bridgeport, CT 6th Grade 1:30pm
January 20, 2016 Side by Side Charter School, Norwalk, CT 7th Grade 2:25pm
January 18, 2016 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
December 3, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
November 30, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295


Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

5:00 PM
November 9, 2015 Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx, NY Students 10:00 AM
November 4, 2015 NEOA 48th Annual Regional Criminal Investigation School, Newport, RI Community 8:30 AM
November 4, 2015

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® session three  

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

The course will be taught in English  by Carlos Reinoso Jr., MSMOL, BHCC, Director of Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Coalition at the Human Services Council Connecticut.

Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.

6:30 PM

A light dinner will be served at 6:00 PM and child care will be available with reservation 

October 30, 2015 Salisbury Central School, Lakeville, CT Grades 7 & 8 2:00 PM
October 30, 2015 Sharon Center School, Sharon, CT Grades 6 & 8 9:40 AM
October 29, 2015 Sharon Center School, Sharon, CT Parents 6:30 PM
October 28, 2015

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  session two. 

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

The course will be taught in English  by Carlos Reinoso Jr., MSMOL, BHCC, Director of Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Coalition at the Human Services Council Connecticut.

Sessions  3 of Program continues on Wed, November 4th at 6:30 PM

Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors. 

6:30 PM

A light dinner will be served at 6:00 PM and child care will be available with reservation 

October 28, 2015 Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT 8th Graders 8:00 AM
October 27, 2015 Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.


7th Graders 1:30 PM
October 26, 2015 Mildred E. Strang Middle School, Yorktown Heights, NY

Red Ribbon Week
8th Graders 8:00am
October 24, 2015 Westhill High School, Stamford, CT

Parent University

See the Parent University Course Booklet here
Parents 9:00 AM
October 22, 2015 Kent Center School, Kent, CT Students TBA
October 21, 2015

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Wednesday October 21stat 6:30 pm with Ginger Katz's presentation and session one. 

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

The course will be taught in English  by Carlos Reinoso Jr., MSMOL, BHCC, Director of Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Coalition at the Human Services Council Connecticut.

Sessions 2 and 3 of Program continue on Wed, October 28th  and Wed, November 4th at 6:30 PM

Parents

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.
 6:30 PM

A light dinner will be served at 6:00 PM and child care will be available with reservation
October 20, 2015 West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.

7th Graders TBA
October 5, 2015 Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT 7th Graders 10:00 AM
September 25, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

1:00 PM
September 24, 2015 Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.

7th Graders 8:30 AM
September 18, 2015 Burlington High School, Burlington, MA Freshmen & Sophomores
Juniors & Seniors
 9:00 AM
10:15 AM
September 17, 2015 Burlington High School, Burlington, MA Parents 5:00 PM
September 15, 2015 Martha's Vineyard, MA Adults 11:00 AM
August 3, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
July 30, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
July 27, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:30 PM
June 26, 2015 Madison Beach Club, Madison, CT Community 8:00 AM
June 24, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
June 12, 2015 Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Graders 1:00 PM
June 10, 2015 Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson, NY


The event is held to celebrate and announce winners for 2nd Annual Prescription Drug Safety Poster Contest
Parents, Students, School Personnel, Professionals and Law Enforcement

6:00 PM
June 8, 2015 Thomas Hooker Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT 6th Graders 1:00 PM
June 4, 2015 Tisdale School, Bridgeport, CT 6th & 7th Graders 1:30 PM
June 2, 2015 Blackham School, Bridgeport, CT  8th Graders 11:00 AM
May 28, 2015 Safe School Summit,
Worcester State University, Worcester, MA
Teachers, para-educators, principals, school adjustment counselors, school resource and law enforcement officers, school nurses, superintendents, deans, and community partners
8:30 AM
May 22, 2015  McCall Middle School Winchester, MA
Students 8:00 AM
May 21, 2015
McCall Middle School Winchester, MA
Parents
7:00 PM
May 19, 2015
Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT

National Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.
6th Graders
1:00 PM
May 18, 2015
Briggs High School, Norwalk, CT

National Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.
Students
10:00 AM
May 15, 2015 Jettie Tisdale School, Bridgeport, CT
Lighthouse After School Program
4th & 5th Graders & Parents 4:30 PM
May 13, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
12:30 PM
May 6, 2015 Fitchburg High School, Fitchburg, MA High School Students 12:30 PM
May 5, 2015 Gardner Middle School, Gardner, MA
Middle School Students
12:30 PM
May 5, 2015 Gardner High School, Gardner, MA
High School Students 9:30 AM
May 4, 2015 Gardner High School, Gardner, MA
Parents
6:30 PM
May 4, 2015 GALT School, Gardner, MA Students 11:00 AM
May 4, 2015 Elm Street School, Gardner, MA
4th Graders 9:00 AM
May 1, 2015 20th Annual CT Associations of Foster & Adoptive Parents Conference
Mystic, CT
Community 9:00 AM
April 30, 2015 Panel Discussion
Tolland High School, Tolland, CT
Community 7:00 PM
April 17, 2015

Session 5 of 5
Community of Christ Church, Jonesport, ME

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 

Dates: March 20th, 27; April 3, 10, and 17th

Refreshments and Childcare will be provided

Please see flyer

Parents   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
April 15, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
6:00 PM
April 10, 2015

Session 4 of 5
Community of Christ Church, Jonesport, ME

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 

Dates: March 20th, 27; April 3, 10, and 17th

Refreshments and Childcare will be provided

Please see flyer

Parents   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
April 3, 2015

Session 3 of 5
Community of Christ Church, Jonesport, ME

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 

Dates: March 20th, 27; April 3, 10, and 17th

Refreshments and Childcare will be provided

Please see flyer

Parents  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
April 1, 2015
NEOA Conference, Portsmouth, NH
Community 10:15 AM
March 30, 2015 New Canaan High School,
New Canaan, CT
Sponsored by Maritime Rowing Club
Student Rowers and Parents 7:00 PM
March 27, 2015

Session 2 of 5 
Community of Christ Church, Jonesport, ME

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 

Dates: March 20th, 27; April 3, 10, and 17th

Refreshments and Childcare will be provided

Please see flyer

 Parents  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
March 24, 2015 Bunnell High School, Stratford, CT Freshmen & Sophomores 11:00 AM
March 20, 2015 

Session 1 of 5
Community of Christ Church, Jonesport, ME

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 

Dates: March 20th, 27; April 3, 10, and 17th

Refreshments and Childcare will be provided

Please see flyer

Parents   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
March 20, 2015
Our Lady of Lourdes School, West Islip, NY
Grades 6-8
Grades4&5

8:00 AM
9:50 AM

March 19, 2015
Our Lady of Lourdes School, West Islip, NY
Parents
6:30 PM
March 16, 2015
(Snow Date: March 19, 2015) 
The Eleventh-Annual Courage to Speak®  
 "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. 
   
All are welcome to participate in this community event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:45 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

  • Student Speakers
  • The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention classes in elementary and middle school.

Click here to view the poster
Click here to view the Save the Date
Click here to view the Save the Date in Spanish
Click here to view the flyer
Click here to view the flyer in Spanish
Click here to view the family night letter
Click here to download Sponsorship Agreement
Click here to view the Raffle Flyer
Click here to view Press Release
Click here to view place mat
Click here to view program
Click here to see our sponsors
Click here to see video from It’s Relevant


Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented 11th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

5:45 PM
March 5, 2015 Fairfield County's Giving Day
Go to www.fcgives.org  and enter the Courage to Speak Foundation to donate.

Help us continue our mission to save lives.  Proceeds go to the development of Courage to Speak drug prevention education programs. 
All All Day
February 19, 2015 Saving Girls on F.Y.E.R, Waterbury, CT  Flyer Here Teens 6:00 PM
February 16, 2015 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 12:00 PM
February 12, 2015 Radio Interview with John Voket on Star 99.9 and 95.9 FOX Listen Live  
All 12:30 PM
February 7, 2015 B’nai Torah Congregation, Boca Raton, FL
Click here to see flyer
Students and Parents 9:00 AM
February 3, 2015 Side by Side Charter School, Norwalk, CT 7th Grade Students 1:25 PM
January 20, 2015 Lighthouse After School Program, Bridgeport, CT   Teachers 4:00 PM
December 8, 2014  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
6:00 PM
November 24, 2014  North Branford High School, North Branford, CT Student Athletes and Parents 7:00 PM
November 21, 2014 Connetquot High School, Bohemia, NY Freshmen Weekend 4:30 PM
November 18, 2014 Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx, NY Students 10:00 AM
November 14, 2014 Cloonan Middle School, Stamford, CT 8th Grade Students 11:00 AM
November 13, 2014 John Lewis Childs School, Floral Park, NY

Please see flyer here
Parents and Children 7:00 PM
November 5, 2014 St. Joseph High School, Trumbull, CT Parents  6:30 PM
November 3, 2014 Stamford High School, Stamford, CT Parents 7:30 PM
October 30, 2014 Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.
7th Grade Students 1:15 PM
October 29, 2014 Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT 8th Grade Students 8:00 AM
October 26, 2014


October 26, 2014
St. Catherine of Siena Church, Riverside, CT

St. Catherine of Siena Church, Riverside, CT
Parents


Students
11:45 AM


6:30 PM
October 24, 2014 Mildred E. Strang Middle School, Yorktown Heights, NY 8th Grade 8:15 AM
October 22, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

5:00 PM
October 22, 2014 Oakdale-Bohemia Middle School, Oakdale, NY

Students 8:00 AM
October 20, 2014 Our Lady of Fatima School, Wilton, CT Students 7:00 PM
October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014
Eli Whitney Technical School, Hamden, CT

Eli Whitney Technical School, Hamden, CT
Juniors & Seniors

Freshmen & Sophomores
8:15 AM 

9:35 AM
October 14, 2014  West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.
7th Grade Students 8:30 AM
October 6, 2014 Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.
7th Grade Students 10:00 AM
October 1, 2014

4 Consecutive Wednesday's

Session 1: Oct 1
Session 2: Oct 8
Session 3: Oct 15
Session 4: Oct 22 


 
Longmeadow High School, 95 Grassy Gutter Rd, Longmeadow MA

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®

Meaghan Roy will be co-facilitating

Please see flyer
 Parents  
October 1, 2014 The Westport Public Library, Westport, CT Community 7:00 PM
September 18, 2014 McCall Foundation, Torrington, CT
Sponsored by the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Community, Providers in Treatment & Prevention 8:30 AM
September 16, 2014
Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Presentation will be followed up with the "Courage to Speak- Drug Prevention Education Program" taught by school's health teacher.
7th Grade Students 8:30 AM
September 5, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
August 26, 2014 Health Teachers Drug Prevention Training Invited Guests 8:30 AM
August 9, 2014 16th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race
Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT
 All are welcome 8:00 AM
August 1, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
July 10, 2014

Ginger Katz joins Roundtable Discussion on the Heroin Epidemic and Use of Narcan 
Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield, CT

Discussion Panelists Include:
  • Ginger Katz, The Courage to Speak Foundation
  • Shawn M. Lang, Director of Public Policy, AIDS Connecticut
  • Jerry McGuire, Fairfield firefighter and Bridgeport AMR medic
  • Captain A.J. Perez, Bridgeport Police Department Tactical, Narcotics and Vice Division
The discussion is co-sponsored by the Fairfield Public Library and Fairfield resident Kevin Coyner, firefighter for the Town of Greenwich and candidate for State Representative

All are welcome  7:00 PM
July 9, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

1:30 PM
June 30, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
June 26, 2014 Selden Middle School, Selden, NY 7th Grade 8:00 AM
June 12, 2014 Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT, Follow up to the reading of Ginger Katz's book called Sunny's Story 6th Grade 1:00 PM 
June 11, 2014  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 PM
June 9, 2014 Read School, Bridgeport, CT, Follow up to the reading of Ginger Katz's book called Sunny's Story Students 9:00 AM
June 3, 2014 Columbus School, Bridgeport, CT, Follow up to the reading of Ginger Katz's book called Sunny's Story 6th Grade Students and their Parents  
May 21, 2014 Madison Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT National Prevention Week, Sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Follow up to the reading of Ginger Katz book called Sunny's Story
6th Grade Students  
May 20, 2014 Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT, National Prevention Week, Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Students  
May 19, 2014 Briggs High School, Norwalk, CT, National Prevention Week, Sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Students  
May 15, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse  
May 14, 2014 Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT, Follow up to the reading of Ginger Katz's book called Sunny's Story 6th Grade Students  
April 28, 2014 Read School, Bridgeport, CT, Each parent will receive a Sunny's Story book written by Ginger Katz Parents  
April 24, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
April 10, 2014  Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT  Open to All Students   
April 4, 2014 Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT, Follow up to the reading of Ginger Katz's book called Sunny's Story  6th Grade Students  
March 27, 2014  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org  and call 1-877-431-3295 
Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
March 22, 2014 Family & Children's Agency, Norwalk, CT  Parents  
March 18, 2014
(Snow Date March 20, 2014)
The Tenth-Anniversary Courage to Speak®  
 "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. 
  
You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:00 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

  • Student Speakers
  • The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention classes in elementary and middle school.

Click here to view the Save the Date
Click here to view the Family Night Letter
Click here to download Sponsorship Agreement
Click here to view the Press Release
Click here to view flyer
Click here to view the Flyer in Spanish
Click here to view the Raffle Flyer
Click here to view the Family Night Poster
Click here to view the Program





Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented.9th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

 5:15 PM
March 1, 2014 Hispanic Parent Academy
Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT 
Courageous Parenting 101® 

Parents  
February 28, 2014  Radio Interview with John Voket of Connoisseur Media CT All  
February 20, 2014 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org  and call 1-877-431-3295 
Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
February 12, 2014   Masuk High School, Monroe, CT
 All Students  
January 23, 2014  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
January 15, 2014 Side by Side Charter School Norwalk, CT  7th grade students  
December 3, 2013
(Session 4 of 4)

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®   Tuesday  December 3, 2013  at 6:30 pm 
Sessions 4 of 4 

Windsor Locks High School, Windsor Locks,  CT. The course will be taught by Jean Russo, Social Worker

58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 292-5032


This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.

Parents Only

Please Register for this FREE Course by filling out the registration form or walkins ok or by calling (860) 292-5032
 
58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
 
 
November 26, 2013
(Session 3 of 4)

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  .
Sessions 3 of  4 and Program continue on  Tuesday, December 3,  6:30 pm

 
Windsor Locks High School, Windsor Locks,  CT. The course will be taught by Jean Russo, Social Worker
 
This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.
Parents Only


Please Register for this FREE Course by filling out the registration form or walkins ok or by calling (860) 292-5032
 
58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
 
November, 26 2013   Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx, NY  Freshman Orientation  
November 25, 2013    Xavier High School, NYC  Sophomores  
November 22, 2013   Connetquot High School, Bohemia, NY  Freshman Awareness Weekend   
November 19 (Session 2 of 4)

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  continuesTuesday, November 19 and continues November 26 and December 3, 2013 

Sessions 2 for 4 

Windsor Locks High School, Windsor Locks,  CT. The course will be taught by Jean Russo, Social Worker

58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 292-5032

 

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.
Parents Only


Please Register for this FREE Course by filling out the registration form or walkins ok or by calling (860) 292-5032
 
58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
 
November 15, 2013  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
November 14, 2013   Emmett O'Brien Technical High School, Ansonia, CT  Freshman & Sophmores  
November 13, 2013
(Session 3 of 3)


View English Press Release

View Spanish Press Release 
 West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®starts Wednesday October 30th at 6:30 pm with Ginger Katz presentation and session one. The Course will be offered in both English and Spanish.

Sessions 2 and 3 of Program continue on Wednesday,November 6th and Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 pm

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.

  FREE course for Parents
Get more info by viewing these flyers:
View ENGLISH Flyer
View SPANISH Flyer

REGISTER ONLINE!
ENGLISH Web Registration Form
SPANISH Web Registration Form

Alternatively, you may download, Print and send in the forms below
Download:
English Registration Form
Spanish Registration Form

 
November 12, 2013
(Session 1 of 4)


Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Tuesday November 12, 2014  at 6:30 pm 
Sessions 1of 4 Program continue on Tuesday, November, 19, 26 and December 3, 2013

Windsor Lock High School The course will be taught by Jean Russo, Social Worker 

58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 292-5032


This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.

Parents Only


Please Register for this FREE Course by filling out the registration form or walkins ok or by calling (860) 292-5032
 
58 S Elm St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096

 
 
November 12, 2013   Emmett O'Brien Technical High School, Ansonia, CT
 Parents  
November 7, 2013              
"TRAIN THE TRAINER" New Facilitators Training     for Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® 
                    at the Connecticut Clearinghouse

                   334 Farmington Ave, Plainville CT
 

 Want to make a difference & save children's lives?
 Applicants Must Apply 
Click Here to Apply
 
November 6, 2013
(Session 2 of 3)


View English Press Release

View Spanish Press Release 
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®starts Wednesday October 30th at 6:30 pm with Ginger Katz presentation and session one. The Course will be offered in both English and Spanish.

Sessions 2 and 3 of Program continue on Wednesday,November 6th and Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 pm

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.

  FREE course for Parents
Get more info by viewing these flyers:
View ENGLISH Flyer
View SPANISH Flyer

REGISTER ONLINE!
ENGLISH Web Registration Form
SPANISH Web Registration Form

Alternatively, you may download, Print and send in the forms below
Download:
English Registration Form
Spanish Registration Form

 
November 5, 2013 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
October 31, 2013  Radio Station with Debbie Hanley at WLAD  CT and beyond  
October 30, 2013
(Session 1 of 3)

View English Press Release

View Spanish Press Release 
 West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Wednesday October 30th at 6:30 pm with Ginger Katz presentation and session one. The Course will be offered in both English and Spanish.

Sessions 2 and 3 of Program continue on Wednesday, November 6th and Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 pm

This FREE program will give parents the tools to keep their children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors.
 

            FREE course for Parents

Get more info by viewing these flyers:
View ENGLISH Flyer
View SPANISH Flyer

REGISTER ONLINE!
ENGLISH Web Registration Form
SPANISH Web Registration Form

Alternatively, you may download, Print and send in the forms below
Download:
English Registration Form
Spanish Registration Form

 
 October 29, 2013  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.organd call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

 Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 
October 26,2013
 Whisconier Middle School, Brookfield, CT
 parents  
October 24, 2013   Brookfield Middle School, Brookfield CT  parents  
October 23,2013
 Whisconier Middle School, Brookfield, CT
 5th and 6th grade  
October 23,2013    Whisconier Middle School, Brookfield, CT
 7th and 8th grade  
October 21, 2013  Oyster Bay, NY  10th, 11th, and 12th grade  
October 18, 2013   Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT  7th Grade Students  
October 16, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
October 15, 2013    West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT  7th Grade Students  
October 8, 2013   Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT  7th Grade Students  
October 2, 2013  Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT  8th Grade Studetns  
September 27, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
September 23, 2013  Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT  7th Grade Students  
September 10, 2013  Center for Women and Families, Bridgeport, CT  Staff  
August 14, 2013  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
July 17, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
June 14, 2013  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
May 24, 2013  Columbus School, Bridgeport, CT
Following the reading of Sunny's Story
 6th grade students  
May 23, 2013   Luis Munoz Marin School, Bridgeport, CT
 Following the reading of Sunny's Story
 6th grade students  
May 20, 2013  Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT
Ginger Katz visits after the students read Sunny's Story.
 6th grade students  
May 17, 2013  Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT
Ginger Katz visits after the students read Sunny's Story.
 6th grade students  
 May 15, 2013  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
May 14, 2013  Ceaser Batalia, Bridgeport, CT
Ginger Katz visits after the students read Sunny's Story.
 6th grade students  
May 6, 2013  Madison Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT
 Ginger Katz visits after the students read Sunny's Story 
 6th grade students  
May 8, 2013    "TRAIN THE TRAINER" New Facilitators Training     for Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® 
       The Courage to Speak Foundation office
            71 East Ave, Suite M, Norwalk, CT
 Applicants Must Apply
 Click Here for Flyer
 Click Here for Application
 
April 30, 2013   Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT  Students   
April 24, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
April 8, 2013   Dover Middle School, Dover, NH  Parents  
April 8, 2013  Dover Middle School, Dover, NH  7th and 8th grade  
April 8, 2013  Dover Middle School, Dover, NH  5/6th grade  
April 3, 2013  Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School, Lowell, MA  Students  
April 2, 2013   Stoney Brook Middle School, Westford, MA  Parents  
March 29, 2013 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 

 
March 28, 2013   East Shore Middle School, Milford, CT  Students  
March 23, 2013  Hispanic Parent Academy
Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT
Courageous Parenting 101® 
 Parents only  
March 19, 2013
(Snow date is March 20th)
The Ninth-Annual Courage to Speak®
 "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. 
You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:00 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

  • Student Speakers
  • The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention classes in elementary and middle school.

Click here to view a letter from Ginger inviting you to Family Night
Click here to view the Family Night Invitation Flyer
Click here to view the Save the Date
Click here to view the Family Night Letter
Click here to view Sponsorship Agreement 
Click here to view Press Release 

 Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented.9th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT
 
March 13, 2013  North Branford High School, North Branford, CT  Parents and Student Athletes  
March 12, 2013  Greenfield Hill Congregational Church, Fairfield, CT
 Click here for Press Release
 Click here for flyer
 Parents  
March 7, 2013   Greenfield Hill Congregational Church, Fairfield, CT
 Click here for flyer
 Students  
March 5, 2013  Notre Dame High School, Fairfield, CT
Students  
February 28, 2013  New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT  grade level networking follow up sessions for Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101  This event is Private  
February 27, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 Click here to download. 
Support Group Brochure
 
February 27, 2013   New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT
 grade level networking follow up sessions for Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101
 This Event is Private  
February 11, 2013 Xavier High School, New York, NY  Sophmores   
February 6, 2013   New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT 
Presentation will take place in the Wagner Room
Sponsored by the NCHS Parent Faculty Association 
 Parents
             

 
 
                          
 
February 5, 2013   CADCA's 23rd Annual National Leadership Forum
Gaylord Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

 Professionals in the Prevention Field  
February 4, 2013 New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT  11th and 12th Grade Students  
February 4, 2013 New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT  9th and 10th Grade Students  
January 29, 2013  Bridgeport Alliance for Young Children (BAYC) 
at United Way
75 Washington AvenueBridgeport, CT  06604      
 Community Messengers & Parents   
January 17, 2013  CRT Generations 
Community Renewal Team (CRT)
555 Windsor Street, Hartford, CT
 Families  
January 16, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 Click here to download. 
Support Group Brochure
 
January 15, 2013  Fairfield County Seventh-Day Adventist School
 Bridgeport, CT
 Ginger Katz presenting after the reading of the drug  prevention book called Sunny's Story
 4th to 8th grade students  
January 10, 2013   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse  
January 8, 2013  Side by Side Community School, Norwalk, CT 7th Grade  
December 7, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.  For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse
Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
December 3, 2012  Wakeman Boys & Girls Club

Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse
2414 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 

 Parents  
November 30, 2012      Fordham Prep, Bronx, NY  9th grade          
November 28, 2012   Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT  7th grade students  
November 21, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.
 For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse

Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 

 
November 17, 2012  2012 CABE/CAPSS Convention
2nd Floor Conference Room 
Mystic Marriott Hotel, Groton
School Superintendents and Board of Education members   
November 16, 2012 Connecticut Association for Health, Physical Education Recreation & Dance (CTAHPERD) 2012 Convention
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cromwell CT
Professionals  
October 26, 2012  Wood Stock Middle School, Woodstock, CT 6th, 7th, and 8th grades  
October 25, 2012  Wood Stock Middle School, Woodstock, CT  Parents          
October 22, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.
 For further information email us atgkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295 
 Family Members who have lost someone to substance abuse

Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download. 
 
October 18, 2012 Norfolk District Attorney's Office, Canton, MA Invited Guests
Click here for flyer

 
October 17, 2012  Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT 7th grade  
October 15, 2012  Curtis Corner Middle School
 Curtis Corner Rd, Wakefield, RI
7th Grade
8th Grade  
 
October 15, 2012 South Kingstown High School, South Kingstown, RI

Subsequent to this presentation there will be 4 sessions of Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  continued on Mondays October 22, 29, Nov 5, and 19th 6:30-8:30 pm in the South Kingstown High School Library. 

Open to the community - parents, grandparents, teachers, and youth. 
 
 In the Auditorium 

Click here for flyer
Click here for registration form
 
October 10, 2012  West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT  7th grade  
October 4, 2012
West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® starts Thursday October 4th at 6:30 pm with Ginger Katz presentation and session one. The Course will be offered in both English and Spanish.

Sessions 2 and 3 of Program continue on Thursday October 11th and Thursday October 18th. 

Alternatively, you may download and send in the forms below  Download English Registration Here

Students and Parents

View press release
See English flyer
See Spanish flyer

See Online English Web registration form
See Online Spanish Web registration form

Download Spanish Registration Here

 
October 3, 2012  Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT      8th grade  
September 24, 2012   Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT as part of the 7th grade Courage to speak Drug Prevention Curriculum   7th grade  
September 21, 2012   The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.
 For further information email us at
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure      
Click here to download.
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse 
 

September 19, 2012

Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services, 

Old Saybrook Middle School
60 Sheffield Street
Old Saybrook, CT

Parents

 
September 12, 2012  Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT  Students  
September 10, 2012  Bunnell High School, Stratford, CT  High School Coaches, Student-Athletes and Parents  
August 22, 2012 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.
 
For further information email us at
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse  
July 28, 2012  14th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race, Calf Pasture Beach

Click here to download race sponsor, volunteer, participant registration form

Click here to for the press release

running participants   
July 27, 2012 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.
 
For further information email us at
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.
Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse  
July 21 and 22 Education Notebook

News Channel 12
Southwestern CT and New York  
June 14, 2012  Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT Students  
June 12, 2012  Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT  Students   
June 4, 2012 Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT  Following the reading of Sunny's Story 
4th grade  
June 1, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse 
 
May 25, 2012  Columbus School, Bridgeport, CT  Students   
May 24, 2012  Madison School, Bridgeport, CT  6th Grade    
May 22, 2012  Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT  6th Grade   
May 21, 2012  Foster Adoptive Mission, Bridgeport, CT parents and children   
May 18, 2012  2012 Connecticut Association of Foster and Adoptive Parents Conference, Farmington Marriott Hotel, Farmington CT
families and professionals
 
May 16, 2012 Barnum School, Bridgeport, CT 6 - 8th Grade  
May 9, 2012  Bacon Academy HS  parents   
May 9, 2012  Bacon Academy HS  high school students   
May 8, 2012  Regis High School, NY, NY  high school students   
May 4, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse  
 
April 26, 2012  CT Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Housing Authority Commissioners   
April 26, 2012 Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Facilitators Training.
Central Connecticut State University
Connecticut Room of the Student Center
1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT
applicants must apply
Click here for flyer
Click here for application
 
April 25, 2012 St. Joseph High School, Trumbull, CT 

Ginger Katz - Kicking off Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® taught by Courage to Speak facilitator Kathleen Seperack 
 Parents

See Registration Form
 
April 24, 2012 West Rocks Middle School
81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT
applicants must apply
Click here for flyer
Click here for application 

 
April 19, 2012  Shepaug Valley Middle School, Washington, CT  
 Parents  
April 19, 2012  Shepaug Valley Middle School, Washington, CT  
 Students  
April 18, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse 
 
April 13, 2012  Somers High School, Somers CT   Students   
April 10 - 12, 2012 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit, Orlando, FL   
 Professionals in the field  
April 5, 2012 
Cesar Batalla School 
Students 
 

April 2, 2012

Ledyard High School, Ledyard CT

Community presentation

 

April 2, 2012

Ledyard High School, Ledyard CT

9th to 12th grade 

 

April 2, 2012

Ledyard High School, Ledyard CT

6th to 8th grade 

 
March 30, 2012  Beardsley School, Bridgeport, CT  
 Students  
March 29, 2012 CT Association of Heath, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 
teachers  

March 20, 2012

The Eighth-Annual Courage to Speak®
 "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. 
You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:00 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

  • Student Speakers
  • The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention classes in elementary and middle school.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented. 

Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

Click 
here to view the Save the Date

Click here to view the Family Night Letter
Click 
here to view Sponsorship Agreement
Click 
here to view the Press Release
Click 
here to view the Program

Click here to view the Flyer.

 

March 15, 2012

Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School, Old Lyme CT

Ginger Katz - Kicking off Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® on March 15, 2012 with Ginger Katz's Presentation. Course continuing March 21st, 28th, and April 4th.

Parents

See Registration Form

 

March 13, 2012

Black Rock Elementary School (Bridgeport, CT)

Parents

A Spanish translator will be present

 

March 12, 2012

St. Joseph High School, Trumbull, CT

Ginger Katz will be Kicking off the Courage to Speak® High School Curriculum taught by teachers

Students

 
 March 10, 2012  Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT  Parents (Spanish-speaking)  
 March 8, 2012 
 Walsh Intermediate School, Branford, CT 
Parents, Ginger Katz presentation as a kick off to Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting 101® 

See flyer
 
 March 7, 2012 
The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295


Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse 
 

March 6, 2012

Rippowam Middle School, Cybercafe

Stamford, CT

Parents

 

February 27, 2012

Central Catholic High School, Lawrence MA 

Parents

 
February 27, 2012  Central Catholic High School, Lawrence MA  
 students  
February 16, 2012  Raising Challenging Children Support Group, Brideport, CT 
 families  
February 15, 2012  The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295


Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

 Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse 
 
 

February, 6, 2012

CADCA's 8th Annual Prevention Day

Sponsored by SAMHSA

Professionals in the Prevention Field

 

January 31, 2012

Marin School, Bridgeport, CT

parents

 
January 23, 2012 The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us at gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse 
 

January 17, 2012

Side by Side Charter School, Norwalk, CT

students

 

December 7, 2011

Oliver Ames High School, North Easton, MA

students

 

December 1, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 
       

November 18, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

November 15, 2011

Fordham Prep, Bronx, NY

9th Grade

 

November 10, 2011

Bonny Eagle Hill High School, Standish ME

Students

 

November 3, 2011

Guilford Free Library, Guilford Youth & Family Services, Guilford, CT

Parents, Ginger Katz presentation as a kick off to Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting 101®

 

October 27, 2011

Xavier High School, NYC

all students

 

October 26, 2011

Haddam-Killingworth High School, Higganum, CT

grades 9-12

 

October 24, 2011

Xavior HS, NYC

parents

 

October 21, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

October 20, 2011

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Parents, Ginger Katz presentation as a kick off to Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®

 

October 19, 2011

Manhasset High School, Manhasset, NY

community

 

October 17, 2011

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade students, Ginger Katz presentation as a follow-up to the Courage to Speak® Middle School curricula taught by health class Teachers

 

October 15 & 16, 2011

1400 WSTC/1350 WNLK

Ginger & Larry Katz radio interview about Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® at West Rocks Middle School

 

October 15 & 16, 2011

WNLK 1350/WICC 600

Southwestern CT and LI

 

October 15 & 16, 2011

Education Notebook, News Channel 12

Southwestern CT and LI

 

October 13, 2011

Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th Grade

 

October 7, 2011

Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th Grade

 

October 5, 2011

Haddam-Killingworth Middle School, Killingworth, CT

parents, Ginger Katz presentation as a kick off to Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting 101™

 

October 4, 2011

Middlesex Middle School, Darien CT

8th Grade

 

September 26, 2011

PTO Council Meeting, West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

PTO Council

 

September 26, 2011

Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th Grade

 

September 23, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

September 22, 2011

Haddam-Killingworth Middle School, Killingworth, CT

6th - 8th Grade

 

September 13, 2011

Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee, Norwalk, CT

Community Leaders

 

August 10, 2011

MA Teachers Association Summer Conference, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

educators

 

August 3, 2011

CT Education Association Summer Leadership Conference, Mohegan Sun Convention Center, Uncasville, CT

educators

 

July 20, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

June 14, 2011

Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT

6th Grade Follow-up to the Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention Education Program based on

Sunny's Story

 

June 13, 2011

Cesar Batalla School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

 

June 6, 2011

Luiz Munoz Marin School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

 

June 6, 2011

Rippawam Middle School, Stamford, CT

6th graders who read Sunny's Story and participated in the Courage to Speak® Drug prevention curricula

 

June 2, 2011

Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

 

June 1, 2011

Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT

4th grade students who read Sunny's Story and participated in the Courage to Speak® Elementary curricula

 

May 24 - 26th, 2011

BookExpo America, Javits Center, New York, NY

educators and publishers

 

May 20, 2011

Madison Elementary, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

 

May 16, 2011

Black Rock Elementary, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

 

May 11, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

May 10, 2011

South Norwalk Public Library, Norwalk, CT – Kick-Off to Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101® in Spanish

parents

 

May 1, 2011

Beardsley Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

 

April 27, 2011

SADD Conference at the Lyceum, Hartford, CT

adults and students

 

April 13, 2011

Hyde Leadership School, Hamden, CT

9th - 12th grades

 

April 1, 2011

Ledyard High School, Ledyard, CT

students

 

March 31, 2011

Women in History Celebration, Luis Munoz Marin School, Bridgeport, CT

Mothers & Daughters

 

March 31, 2011

Ledyard High School, Ledyard, CT

parents

 

March 30, 2011

Seaford High School, Seaford, NY

juniors and seniors

 

March 29, 2011

South Norwalk Public Library, Norwalk, CT – Kick-Off to Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101®

parents

 

March 22, 2011

Centereach High School, Centereach, NY

parents

 

March 22, 2011

Centereach High School, Centereach, NY

students

 

March 22, 2011

Centereach High School, Centereach, NY

students

 

March 15, 2011

The Seventh-Annual Courage to Speak® "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event.  For more information call 203-831-9700

Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT  Doors open 5:30 pm.

This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include:

Student Speakers

The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students

On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage to Speak® drug prevention classes in elementary and middle school.

The Courage to Speak® Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented.

Become a sponsor
See sponsorship letter

See Poster
See Program
See Placemat
Operation Medicine Drop

Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service provides, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

 

March 5, 2011

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT – Kick-Off to Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101®

parents

 

March 1, 2011

Torrington High School, Torrington, CT

parents

 

February 14, 2011

Malta House, Norwalk, CT

group

 

February 10, 2011

Madison Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT - Kick-Off to Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101®

parents

 

February 9, 2011

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT -  Kick-Off to Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101®

parents

 

February 7, 2011

North Branford High School, North Branford, CT

students and parents

 

February 3, 2011

"TRAIN THE TRAINER" New Facilitators training for Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® (must apply)

Location to be determined

See Flyer

call 877-431-3295

For Connecticut School Counselors

 

February 2, 2011

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

January 11, 2011

Side By Side Community School, Norwalk, CT

7th Grade

 

January 5, 2011

North Quincy High School, Quincy MA

12th Grade

 

January 5, 2011

Quincy High School, Quincy MA

11th & 12th Grade

 

January 4, 2011

North Quincy High School, Quincy MA

9th Grade 

 

January 4, 2011

Quincy High School, Quincy MA

9th and 10th Grade

 

December 15, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

December 6, 2010

Martinsville, VA

parents and students

 

December 1, 2010

Browne Gibbs Young Educational Campus, Washington, DC

students  

November 19, 2010

Fordham Prep, Bronx NY

freshman

 

November 9, 2010

Roslyn High School, Roslyn NY

9th and 10th grade

 

November 6, 2010

Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting 101 ® Norwalk Community College, Norwalk CT
Saturdays,November 6, 13 & 20

Ginger Katz will be presenting on November 6 at 9:30 am.

See Flyer

To register visit: www.ncc.commnet.edu

adults

 

November 2, 2010

Preston High School, Bronx, NY

parents

 

November 1, 2010

Malta House, Norwalk, CT

group

 

October 28, 2010

Salisbury Central School, Lakeville, CT

All Grades

 

October 26, 2010

Oakdale-Bohemia Middle School, Oakdale Bohemia, NY

7th and 8th grade

 

October 26, 2010

 

Oakdale-Bohemia Middle School, Oakdale Bohemia, NY

6th grade

 

October 25, 2010

Ronkonkoma Middle School, Ronkonkoma, NY

8th grade

 

October 25, 2010

Ronkonkoma Middle School, Ronkonkoma, NY

6th and 7th grades

 

October 20, 2010

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

parents

 

October 18, 2010

Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th and 8th grade

 

October 15, 2010

Connecticut School Counselor Association
Annual Fall Conference 2010
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cromwell CT

Professionals

 

October 12, 2010

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade 

 

October 6, 2010

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Introduction and Presentation by Ginger Katz

Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

PTSO Meeting

 

October 6, 2010

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

8th grade

 

October 4, 2010

Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

 

October 1, 2010

Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

 

September 29, 2010

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

"TRAIN THE TRAINER" Facilitators training for Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® (must apply)

See Flyer
See Application

call 877-431-3295

For professionals in the field of substance abuse and prevention, treatment and other

 

September 27, 2010

Nathan Hale Ray Middle School, Moodus, CT, kick off to Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®

call 877-431-3295 for more info

parents and children

 

September 25, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

September 23, 2010

North Haven Substance Abuse Prevention Council, North Haven High School Auditorium, North Haven, CT. Kick off to Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®

Call 877-431-3295 for more info

parents and children

 

September 14, 2010

The Gilbert School, Winsted, CT

Freshmen and Sophomores

 

September 14, 2010

The Gilbert School, Winsted, CT

Juniors and Seniors

 

August 6, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

July 30, 2010

The BCA Norwalk BDG
Regus Norwalk Center, Norwalk, CT

Invited Guests

 

July 27, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

July 24, 2010

InterFACE Presents the 12th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race & 5K Health Walk, Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT. For information about sponsoring the race, running in the race or volunteering, e-mail gkatz@couragetospeak.org, call Ginger Katz at 1-877-431-3295 or visit our website at www.couragetospeak.org 

Click here for a race flyer

All are welcome

 

July 23, 2010

The Courage to Speak Foundation’s Lunchbox Series will be hosted by The Affinion Group, Stamford, CT
More Information

Affinion Group Employees Only

 

July 21, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

June 25, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

 

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

June 23, 2010

Butler Resource Center, Wolcott, CT

students

 

June 15, 2010

Norwalk Chamber of Commerce

Members Only

 

June 10, 2010

Hartford Convention Center, Hartford Business Journal named Ginger Katz, Hartford Business Journal Advocate of the Year Award

See Article click here
See Editors Notes click here
See Invitation click here

Professionals

 

June 4, 2010

Park City Magnet, Bridgeport, CT

6th Grade

 

June 3, 2010

Somers High School, Licolndale, NY

Freshmen and Sophomores

 

June 2, 2010

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT  

"TRAIN THE TRAINER" Facilitators training for Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® (must apply)

See Flyer
See Application

call 877-431-3295

For professionals in the field of substance abuse and prevention, treatment and other

 

 

May 27, 2010

Bryant Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade and parents

 

May 26, 2010

Sommers High School, Lincolndale, NY

Juniors and Seniors

 

May 25, 2010

Wamogo High School, Litchfield, CT

All Grades

 

May 24, 2010

Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade and parents

 

May 28, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

May 20, 2010

Madison Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

Parents Only

 

May 19, 2010

Beardsley School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade and parents

 

May 18, 2010

Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting  101 presented at the South Norwalk Library, Norwalk CT

 
The program will kick off on Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30 pm and will include the Courage to Speak Presentation by Ginger Katz and Courageous Parenting 101® session #1 - must be registered and the course will continue every consecutive Tuesday, May 25th and June 1st.

See flyer

See registration form

Adults only

 

May 17, 2010

Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade and parents

 

May 10, 2010

Luis Munoz Marin School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade and parents

 

May 6, 2010

Cesar A. Batalla School, Bridgeport, CT

6th & 8th grade and parents

 

May 5, 2010

Ginger Katz on News/Talk 1400 WSTC / 1350 WNLK Radio, Fairfield County

Listen to the interview

Listeners

 

May 3, 2010

Madison Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade and parents

 

April 30, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org or call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

April 27, 2010

Greenwich Fair, City Hall, Greenwich, CT - Courage to Speak Foundation exhibit booth

community

 

April 9, 2010

CT PTA, Trumbull, CT Courage to Speak Foundation exhibit booth

PTA presidents and invited guests

 

April 9, 2010

RYLA Conference, Port Saint Lucia, Florida

Students and Adults

 

March 27, 2010

               

Courage to Speak ® will be exhibiting at the Connecticut After School Network Spring Conference at Yale University in New Haven, CT

 

Professionals

 

March 16, 2010
 
snow date March 18, 2010

The Sixth- Annual Courage to Speak "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event. For more information call
1-877-831-9700
 
Location - West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk,CT Doors open 5:30 pm.

 
This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The evening will include:
 
Student Speakers
 
The Courage to Speak Presentation for Parents and Students

 
On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage To Speak drug prevention classes in elementary and middle school.
 
The Courage To Speak Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented.
 
Become a sponsor of our event.

Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service providers, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law Enforcement including the chief of police, parents and children.

 

March 11, 2010

Sacred Heart High School, Waterbury, CT

all students

 

March 4, 2010

Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting 101® begins Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7:00 pm with The Courage To Speak Presentation at Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Avenue, Milford CT 06460.

Courageous Parenting 101 will follow each consecutive Thursday in March for 5 weeks: Two options of Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting 101® will be offered for your convenience:

OPTION I : BRIDGES, 949 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT 06460 and

OPTION II : East Shore Middle School, 240 Chapel Street, Milford, CT  06460.

See registration form

adults

 

February 27, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

February 24, 2010

Valley Regional HS, Deep River, CT

parents and children

 

February 23, 2010

Fordham Prep, Bronx NY

parents

 

February 19, 2010

The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

February 8 to 11, 2010

Ginger Katz will be presenting at CADCA’s 20th Anniversary National Leadership Forum XX, the nation’s largest training event for community prevention leaders, treatment professionals and researchers
more to follow

Adults and youth located the banks of the Potomac River, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

 

February 3, 2010

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

January 30, 2010

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us @ gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 1-877-431-3295

Support Group Brochure
Click here to download.

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 

January 28, 2010

Guilford Library, Guilford, CT
 
Courage to Speak Presentation by Ginger Katz on January 28 and ever continuous Wednesday, Courageous Parenting 101T must be registered.

adults and children on January 28, 2010

 

January 27, 2010

The Harvey School, Kahonah, NY

7 and 8th grade

 

January 26, 2010

Side by Side Community School, Norwalk, CT

7 and 8th grades

 

January 25, 2010

Waterbury, CT

parents

 

January 25, 2010

JFK High School, Waterbury, CT

parents and children

 

January 19, 2010

1 Park St, Norwalk, CT
Community Network Meeting

Human Services Council

 

January 5, 2010

Courage to Speak® - Courageous Parenting  101 presented at Roton Middle School, Norwalk CT

Courage to Speak Presentation by Ginger Katz and Courageous Parenting 101T and session #1 - must be registered and continuing every consecutive Tuesday January 12, 19, 26 and Feb 26.
 
See registration form

adults

 

January 2, 2010

Education Notebook on News Channel 12

Interview with Ginger Katz about Courage to Speak -Courageous Parenting 101

Click here for flyer
Click here for Registration form

 

 

January 1, 2010

Education Notebook on News Channel 12

Interview with Ginger Katz about Courage to Speak -Courageous Parenting 101, starts January 5, 2010 at Roton Middle School at 6:30 pm

Click here for flyer
Click here for Registration form

 

 
 
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The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
Litchfield Intermediate School, Litchfield,CT
Litchfield Intermediate School, Litchfield,CT
The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
The Courage to Speak® is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family members to attend.For further information email  
gkatz@couragetospeak.org and call 877-431-3295
 

The Courage to Speak®Foundation, 71 East Avenue, Suite M, Norwalk, CT 06851     203-831-9700 TOLL FREE: (877) 431-3295