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Press Articles


Featured Press Articles In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs, New York Times With courage, mom speaks out about son’s deadly drug addiction, Norwalk Hour Finding Courage to Speak of Son's Death, New York Times 2000 Woman of the Year - Ginger Katz, Connecticut Post 'You don't want my pain' Heroin addict's mother makes impression with eighth-graders, The News-Times Couple tries to prevent tragedy by speaking about their own, Effingham Daily News Decade of Dedication: Ginger Katz's Courage to Speak anti-drug program marks 10 years, Connecticut Post For the Children, a Mother Revisits Her Sorrow, New York Times Katz still has [...]

Press Articles2019-08-27T08:42:49-04:00

Opioid Forum Speaks to the Importance of Prevention


OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:  Heather Petit, Policy Analyst For Children 860-240-0074 January 24, 2018 Opioid Forum Speaks to the Importance of Prevention Event is Thursday, Jan. 25, in LOB Room 1A, Hartford HARTFORD – The Commission on Women, Children and Seniors has partnered with the Courage to Speak® Foundation to present a forum at the Capitol on the critical importance of opioid prevention for children and youth. On Thursday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Commission, Foundation, key partners, experts, and parents/caregivers will highlight the need for prevention through education and parental and community engagement. They will also identify components [...]

Opioid Forum Speaks to the Importance of Prevention2019-02-26T06:54:58-05:00

Courage to Speak® Foundation’s 22nd Year in Mission to Save Lives


The Courage to Speak® Foundation. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018 CONTACT: Ginger Katz PHONE: : (203) 247-3975 Courage to Speak® Foundation’s 22nd Year in Mission to Save Lives “The 14th Annual Courage to Speak® Empowering Youth to be Drug-Free Family Night” The 14th Annual Courage To Speak Empowering Youth to Be Drug Free Family Night will take place on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., at Roton Middle School,  201 Highland Ave, Norwalk, CT, (snow date:  March 20).  All are invited to the event, which will bring students, parents, educators, school and government officials, business and other community leaders together to affirm their [...]

Courage to Speak® Foundation’s 22nd Year in Mission to Save Lives2019-02-26T06:54:48-05:00

Press Releases


Press Releases July 11, 2018 Running Toward a Healthy Lifestyle The Courage to Speak Foundation Announces the 20th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race to take place on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CTGinger Katz, CEO and Founder of the Courage to Speak® Foundation and author of Sunny’s Story, announced The 20thAnnual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race, which will take place on Saturday, August 4th at 8:00am at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut and is promoted by the Lightfoot Running Club. Norwalk’s Mayor Harry Rilling will show his continued support of the mission of the Courage to Speak® Foundation by addressing the runners [...]

Press Releases2019-10-27T22:21:46-04:00

Drug Prevention Education Video


Drug Prevention Education Video Below is a 6-minute preview of the drug prevention education video that can be purchased by clicking on the "add to cart" link provided. The Courage to Speak® Presentation Video (Preview) DVD 22-Minute $125.00 USD The Courage to Speak Drug Prevention Education Video is a wonderful resource for teaching kids about the danger of drugs, because preventing tragedy in schools and communities is a priority shared by all. Since 1996, Ginger Katz has presented to hundreds of thousands of people in elementary, middle & high schools, colleges, parent groups as well as [...]

Drug Prevention Education Video2022-02-08T00:18:53-05:00

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