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"

Current Schedule | Past Presentations: 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

book a 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.

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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Current Presentation Schedule


2009 Presentations

December 18, 2009

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

December 7, 2009

Fordham Prep School, New York

freshman

parents

9:30 am

7 pm

December 3, 2009

Luis Munoz Marin School, Bridgeport, CT

Parents Only

9:30 am

December 2, 2009

Six to Six Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT

all students

1:30 pm

December 1, 2009

Six to Six Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT

parents

6:30 pm

November 20, 2009

E.C. Goodwin Tech High School, New Brittain, CT

all students

1 pm

November 20, 2009

The "Gathering" Bloomfield, CT

adults

private invitation only

November 17, 2009

Washington Middle School, Meriden, CT

7 grade

9:30 am

November 17, 2009

Washington Middle School, Meriden, CT

8 grade

8:15 am

November 2, 2009

Courageous Parenting 101™ - Waterbury CT

Parents and Children for Courage to Speak presentation and Parents only for the 5 session course.

7 to 9 pm

October 30, 2009

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

October 28, 2009

Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

1:30 pm

October 26, 2009

Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th graders

8:30 am

October 23, 2009

Tyrell Middle School, Wolcott, CT

6th grade

7th & 8th grade

TBA

TBA

October 20, 2009

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

8:30 am

October 7, 2009

Scottsridge Middle School, Ridgefield, CT sponsored by the Ridgefield Prevention Council

open forum for parents and children

6:30 pm

October 6, 2009

Courageous Parenting 101T - United Way

THIS PROGRAM IS SPONSORED BY THE MILFORD PREVENTION COUNCIL.
 
Parents only for this 5 Session Course.
 
Program is every Tuesday, starting September 29, and continuing October 6, 13, 20, and 27 at the Milford United Way.
 
Click here for flyer
Click here for registration form

6 to 8 pm

October 5, 2009

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

8th grade

7 pm

October 1, 2009

Courageous Parenting 101T - Milford Hospital

THIS PROGRAM IS SPONSORED BY THE MILFORD PREVENTION COUNCIL.
Located in the hospital auditorium.
Click here for flyer
Click here for registration form

6 to 8pm

September 25, 2009

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

September 23, 2009

Milford Hospital, Milford CT (kick off of Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 - 5 session course)

Click here for flyer

Click here registration form

Parents and Children for Courage to Speak presentation and Parents only for the 5 session course (see Courageous Parenting 101 page)

7 pm

September 11, 2009

Wilton Rotary Club, Wilton, CT

invited guests

12:15 pm

August 21, 2009

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

July 25, 2009

Ian James Eaccarino 9 mile race and 5K Health Walk, Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT 

Click here for race flyer

all are welcome

8 am

July 22, 2009

WSTC 1400/WNLK 1350

listening audience

7 am

July17, 2009

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

June 22, 2009

Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Middle Town CT

all students who read Sunny's Story

9:15 am

June 18, 2009

Bryant School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade, follow up to reading of Sunny's Story

6th grade

1:30 pm

June 17, 2009

Thomas Hooker School, Bridgeport, CT

>6th grade, follow up to reading of Sunny's Story

6th grade

1 pm

June 16, 2009

Columbus School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade, follow up to reading of Sunny's Story

6th grade

TBA

June 15, 2009

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 New Facilitators Training (must apply)
download application here

applicants

6 pm

June 12 to 14

Choice Vision, Two Rivers, Wisconsin

community

TBA

June 8, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:55 am

June 2, 2009

Wilbur Cross School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade, follow up to reading Sunny's Story

6th grade

TBA

June 1, 2009

Park City School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade, follow up to the reading of Sunny's Story

6th grade

1:30 pm

May 27, 2009

Luis Munoz, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade, follow up to reading Sunny's Story

6th grade

TBA

May 14, 2009

Madison Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

1:30 pm

May 13, 2009

South Norwalk Branch Library Girl's Book Club, Norwalk, CT

students

4 pm

May 11, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

11 am

May 8, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

11 am

May 7, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

12:30 pm

May 4, 2009

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

April 22, 2009

Coventry High School, Coventry, CT

all grades

9 am

April 21, 2009

Notre Dame, Fairfield, CT

all grades

TBA

April 16, 2009

Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

students

TBA

April 16, 2009

Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

students

TBA

April 15, 2009

Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

parents

7pm

April 14, 2009

Madison Middle School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

1:30 pm

April 9, 2009

Leonard J. Tyl Middle School, Oakdale, CT

middle school students

9:45 am

April 6, 2009

Norwalk HS, Norwalk, CT

seniors

12:30 pm

April 1, 2009

Black Rock School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade class

1 pm

March 30, 2009

Announcing - The Fifth Annual Courage to Speak "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night. This is our main event to the year. You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event. For more information call
1-877-431-3285
 
The Courage to Speak "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night " at West Rock Middle School. Doors open 5:30 pm.

 
This event will be open to families from Norwalk and other communities. 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 in elementary and middle school.
 
The Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum is helping forth and seventh graders to become outstanding prevention advocates and mentors for their younger siblings. The evening will also include the work of the students in elementary school based on Sunny's Story and the Courage to Speak Elementary Drug Prevention Curriculum.
 
The Courage To Speak Community Leadership, Volunteer and Recognition Awards will also be presented.
 
Another speakers to be announced
 
Snow date March 31, 2009. Become a sponsor of our event.
See letter
See sponsorship agreement

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.

5:30 Dinner
 
Program Starts at 6:30 to 8:30 pm

March 26, 2009

Great Neck South High School, Great Neck, NY

juniors and seniors

TBA

March 26, 2009

Great Neck South High School, Great Neck, NY

freshman and sophomores

TBA

March 24, 2009

Caesar Batallia School, Bridgeport, CT

6, 7 and 8th grades

9 am

March 19, 2009

After School Alliance, Norwalk, CT

committee partners

9 am

March 16, 2009

Park City Magnet School, Bridgeport, CT

parents and children

6:30 pm

March 5, 2009

Old Lyme Middle School, Old Lyme, CT as part of Courageous Parenting 101T

parents and children

7 pm

March 3, 2009

Community Resource Committee, Human Services Council building 2 Park Ave, Norwalk, CT

prevention, intervention and treatment specialists

8:30 am

February 27, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

junior class

12:45 pm

February 27, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

12 pm

February 27, 2009

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

11 am

February 26, 2009

Beardsley School, Bridgeport, CT Sunny's Story curriculum

6th graders

1:30 pm

February 25, 2009

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT kick off to Courageous Parenting 101
 
See registration form

students and parents

6:30 pm

February 25, 2009

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT - The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T -
session #4 - must be registered.

Adult Education, must be registered.

7 to 9 pm

February 18, 2009

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT - The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T -
session #3 - must be registered.

Adult Education, must be registered.

7 to 9 pm

February 11, 2009

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT - The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T -
session #2 - must be registered.

Adult Education, must be registered.

7 to 9 pm

February 9, 2009

First Congregational Church, Waterbury, CT kick off to Courageous Parenting 101
 
See registration form

students and parents

6:30 pm

February 5, 2009

Saint Joseph's, Trumbull, CT

all grades

9 am

February 4, 2009

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT - The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T -
session #1 - must be registered.
 
See registration form
 
Includes Ginger Katz's presentation

Adult Education, must be registered.

7 to 9:30 pm

January 13, 2009

Side by Side Community School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

2:30 pm

January 12, 2009

WICC  with Jim Buchanan

listening audience

10 am

January 8, 2009

Nathan Hale Ray High School, 15 School Drive, Moodus, CT 
See registration form

parents and children. Kick off toCourageous Parenting 101T

6:30 pm

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