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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Current Presentation Schedule

2005 Presentations

January 10, 2005

Ginger Katz will kick off speaker at the National Leadership Forum XV - Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA) Conference in Washington, DC at the Washington Convention Center. Ms. Katz will be the Evening Plenary speaker following the evening reception at - see: Youth Summit Workshops

Adults and Students

8:00 pm

January 10-13, 2005

Courage To Speak Exhibitors Booth in Washington, DC at The Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America Conference - (CADCA). Join us in Washington, DC and visit the Courage To Speak Exhibitors Booth for the 2005 National Leadership Forum and be part of the largest meeting of grassroots and professional community coalition leaders and substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals in the country. CADCA is expecting close to 3,000 community leaders, volunteers and professionals to attend the Forum making it the largest substance abuse prevention and community coalition training conference in America.

Visit: CADCA's National Leadership Forum

January 28, 2005

CT Association of Secondary School Principals Conference, speaker Ginger Katz will present to all principals in CT in Cromwell, CT

Principals

10:40 am

January 31, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Wednesday, January 3, 2005, at noon. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

February 7, 2005

Peabody Middle School, Peabody, MA

8th Grade

8:30 am

February 7, 2005

Peabody HS School - Peabody, MA PVMHS in the auditorium

9th Grade

12:15 pm

February 7, 2005

Peabody HS School - Peabody, MA

Parents

7:00 pm

February 8, 2005

Peabody HS School - Peabody, MA

PVMHS in the auditorium

8:00 am

February 8, 2005

Peabody HS School - Peabody, MA

PVMHS in the auditorium

11:00 am

February 14, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:00 pm

March 4, 2005

Henry Abbot High School, Danbury, CT

All Students

9:30 am

March 11, 2005

Staples High school, Westport, CT

Juniors

12:45 pm

March 14, 2005
Announcing "The Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night 2005" at West Rock Middle School on March 14th - doors open 6 pm. The event will be open to families from Norwalk and other communities. Italian dinner donated by Wild Oats of Westport, CT. The evening will include 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. As you will see, The Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum is helping seventh graders to become outstanding prevention advocates and mentors for their younger siblings. Courage To Speak Community Leadership and Recognition Awards will also be presented.
Families
6:00 pm

March 17, 2005

Staples High school, Westport, CT

Juniors

10:45 am

March 21, 2005

Staples High school, Westport, CT

Juniors

9:15 am

March 22, 2005

Trumbull High School, Trumbull, CT

9th Grade

9:00 pm

March 22, 2005

Trumbull High School, Trumbull, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

March 28, 2005

By Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT

7th and 8th Grades

9:30 am

March 28, 2005

By Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

April 2, 2005

Stepping Stones Museum, Norwalk, CT - Ginger Katz, Award recipient for the Jr. League Award

10:00 am

April 6, 2005

River Dell High School, River Dell, NJ

11th and 12th Grade

9:00 am

April 6, 2005

River Dell High School, River Dell, NJ

9th and 10th Grade

12:45 pm

April 6, 2005

River Dell High School, River Dell, NJ

Parents

7:30 pm

April 7, 2005

River Dell High School, River Dell, NJ

7th and 8th Grade

8:00 am

April 7, 2005

Gifford Community Center, Vero Beach, Florida

Community

7:00 pm

April 8, 2005

Rotary International Youth Leadership Assembly, Port St Lucie, Florida

2:00 pm

April 11, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday at noon. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

April 26, 2005

Long River Middle School, Prospect, CT

6th to 8th Grades

9:00 am

April 27, 2005

Woodland Regional High School, Beacon Falls, CT

9th & 10th Grades

9:00 am

April 27, 2005

Woodland Regional High School, Beacon Falls, CT

Parents

6:30 pm

April 28, 2005

Woodland Regional High School, Beacon Falls, CT

11th & 12th Grades

9:00 am

May 3, 2005

MSG Network - SportDesk

10 am after METS game

May 3, 2005

Ellsworth High School, South Windsor, CT

Parents

6:30 pm

May 4, 2005

MSG Network - SportDesk

6 am until noon on the half hour

May 4, 2005

Ellsworth High School, South Windsor, CT

Freshman

8:30 am

May 6, 2005

Keynote speaker at the Connecticut Parent and Teacher Association, CT PTA, Waterbury, CT
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Teachers and PTA Parents and Others

12:00 pm

May 8, 2005

MSG Network - SportDesk

10 am and 11:30 pm

May 9, 2005

MSG Network - SportDesk

6am until noon on the half hour

May 11, 2005

Con Val High School, Peterbrough, NH

9 to 12 Grades

8:00 am

May 11, 2005

South Meadow Middle School and Great Brook Middle School, Peterbrough, NH

7 and 8 Grades

TBA

May 11, 2005

Con Val High School, Peterbrough, NH

Community Presentation

7:00 pm

May 12, 2005

Conant High School, Jeffrey, NH

9 to 12 Grades

TBA

May 16, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:30 pm

May 17, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Tuesday at noon. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

May 20, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

8:25 am

May 23, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:30 pm

May 23, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday at 6 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:00 pm

May 24, 2005

Wilton High School, Wilton, CT

9th and 10th Grades

9:45 am

May 26, 2005

Wilton High School, Wilton, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

June 2, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:30 pm

June 16, 2005

West Side Middle School, Waterbury, CT 06855

7th Grade

TBA

June 20, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, June 20, a noon at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

July 22, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, July 22, a 6:00 pm at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:00 pm

July 26, 2005

Masonic Temple, Norwalk, CT (sponsored by the Masons of Norwalk, CT)

Community

7:00 pm

August 25, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, August 25, at 4:00 at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

4:00 pm

September 5, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, September 5, at 6:00 at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:00 pm

September 13, 2005

CT Police meeting, Redding Road House, CT

Chief of Police in CT

10:00 am

September 14, 2005

Pequannock Township High School, Pompton Plains, NJ

Freshman and Sophomore

8:30 am

September 14, 2005

Pequannock Township High School, Pompton Plains, NJ

Juniors and Seniors

TBA

September 14, 2005

Pequannock Township High School, Pompton Plains, NJ

Parents

7:00 pm

September 15, 2005

Pequannock Valley Middle School, Pompton Plains, NJ

6th & 7th Grade

8:30 am

September 15, 2005

Pequannock Valley Middle School, Pompton Plains, NJ

7th & 8th Grade

10:00 am

September 16, 2005

Roton Middle School, Norwalk

7th Grade

9:30 am

September 19, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, September 19, at 6:00 at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:00 pm

September 21, 2005

Exchange Club of Norwalk

Members Only

7:00 pm

September 22, 2005

West Rocks Middle School, Waterbury, CT

7th Grade

8:00 am

September 29, 2005

West Rocks Middle School, Waterbury, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

October 11, 2005

Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, CT

Freshman

8:30 am

October 12, 2005

Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

October 17, 2005

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th Grade

8:30 am

October 17, 2005

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, October 17, at 4:00 at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com call 203 247 3975

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

4:00 pm

October 18, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

12:30 pm

October 18, 2005

Masonic Temple, Norwalk, CT (sponsored by the Masons of Norwalk, CT)

Community

7:00 pm

October 19, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

12:30 pm

October 20, 2005

Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk CT

7th Grade

1:30 pm

October 21, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

7:30am & 8:25 am

October 21, 2005

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

8:25 am

October 25, 2005

Newington Middle School, Newington, CT

7th Grade

8:30 am

October 25, 2005

Newington Middle School, Newington, CT

8th Grade

10:30 am

October 26, 2005

Ten Year kick off breakfast "The Courage To Speak: A Decade of Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" A Legislative and Community Breakfast

Invitees

7:30 am

November 4, 2005

Eastern Middle School, Eastern, CT

7th and 8th Grades

8:00 am

November 4, 2005

Stapes High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

12:30 pm

November 9, 2005

Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th Grade

11:00 am

November 13, 2005

Cabot School, Cabot, VT Student Athletic Forum

High School Students

6:00 pm

November 14, 2005

Cabot School, Cabot, VT General Assembly

5th and 12th Grades

TBA

November 16, 2005

Roosevelt Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

7th and 8th Grades as part of the Courage To Speak Curriculum

10:00 am

November 18, 2005

Immaculate High School, Danbury, CT

9,10,11 and 12th Grades

10:00 am

November 21, 2005

Wilbur Cross Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

7th and 8th Grade as part of the Courage To Speak Curriculum

TBA

December 13, 2005

WICC Radio tune in 660 am on your dial with CT Renaissance featuring Ginger and Larry Katz of the Courage To Speak Foundation, Inc.

8:00 pm

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