Presentation Schedule

Key: pink = Regular Pres.  green = event

Date

Location

Audience

Time

December 8, 2020

Courage to Speak® Virtual Presentation

Hosted by St. Joseph’s Parenting Center

Virtual Presentation

Community Members

6:00 PM

November 17, 2020

Courage to Speak® Virtual Presentation

Hosted by Norwalk Community College

Virtual Presentation

College Students

1:00 PM

November 9, 2020

Courage to Speak® Virtual Presentation

Hosted by Housatonic Community College

Virtual Presentation

College Students

5:30 PM

October 23-24, 2020

Courage to Speak® Presentation

25th Annual Connecticut Alliance for Foster and Adoptive Families (CAFAF)

Virtual Conference

Parents

TBA

October 9, 2020

Courage to Speak® Virtual Presentation

Hosted by Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative (CHCI)

Virtual Presentation on Zoom Meeting

Community Members

9:30 AM

August 9, 2020

Ian Eaccarino Memorial Virtual Race through Light Foot Running Club at Calf Pastor Beach

All members of the community are welcomed to join!

8:00 AM

July 10, 2020

‘Parenting Beyond the Headlines’ Zoom Meeting Interview with Amy Alamar, Reporter from News Channel 8, Sarah Cody, and Ginger Katz

Parents

2:00 PM

July 7, 2020

Courage to Speak Presentation to Parents (Spanish)

Hosted by St. Joseph’s Parenting Center 

NOTE: This event will be conducted via Zoom video 

A login invite will be sent to the registered participants by the St. Joseph Parenting Center Program Coordinator.

6:00 PM

June 8, 2020

Abigail Adams Middle School, 89 Middle St., East Weymouth, MA 02189

Students

Postponed

May 22, 2020

Park City School Bridgeport, CT

Students

Postponed

May 14, 2020

CT Network hosting the Commission of Women, Children, and Seniors and the Courage to Speak Foundation, Courageous Parenting 101 - 'Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond', provided by the Courage to Speak® Foundation Presented by Ginger Katz

Join us for the online training session and follow-up discussion via CT-N, scheduled Zoom meeting or Facebook Live.

Date/Time: May 14, 2020 03:00PM – 4:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82264096611?pwd=d2daVzlMc3VjRFYzZXBnc1h5cmtWZz09

FB Live: https://www.facebook.com/commission.equity.opportunity

Parents

3:00 PM

May 11, 2020

Courageous Parenting 101 - 'Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond', provided by the Courage to Speak® Foundation

 

Hosted by the HUB

 

Join us for a group training session via scheduled Ring Central Meeting

https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1487740985

Parents

3:30 PM

May 8, 2020

"Help is Here" Conference

Southern State University

Parents

Postponed

May 1, 2020

CAFAF 25th Annual Conference
Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

Foster, adoptive and kinship care providers along with child welfare agency staff, clinicians and community service providers

Postponed

April 28, 2020

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™

A Double Dose of Prevention

Fairfield Board of Education
501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield, CT 06825


Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services 
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

Rescheduled to March 31, 2020 Zoom Event


April 17, 2020

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™

A Double Dose of Prevention

Connecticut Alliance of Foster and Adoptive Families (CAFAF)
2189 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 2, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

Postponed

April 7, 2020

Portland Middle School, 95 High St., Portland, CT 06480

Students

Postponed

April 6, 2020

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™

A Double Dose of Prevention

Brownstone Intermediate School
314 Main St., Portland, CT 06480

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

Postponed

April 6, 2020

Brownstone Intermediate School, 314 Main St., Portland, CT 06480

Students

Postponed

April 3, 2020

Roosevelt School, 680 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604

Students

Postponed

April 1, 2020

(Snow Date) The 16th Annual Courage to Speak® Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night

Nathan Hale Middle School 
176 Strawberry Hill Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851

Norwalk, CT

Concerned citizens, parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service providers, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement, and children. 

Cancelled

March 31, 2020

Courageous Parenting 101 - 'Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond', provided by the Courage to Speak® Foundation

Hosted by Fairfield Cares

Join us for a group training session via scheduled Zoom meeting.

Time: Mar 31, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting - https://zoom.us/j/671065281 (Preferred)

Meeting ID: 671 065 281

One tap mobile: +16468769923,,671065281# US (New York)

+13126266799,,671065281# US (Chicago)

Dial by your location - +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) Meeting ID: 671 065 281

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abnTyVXQOT

Parents

3:00 PM

March 25, 2020

The 16th Annual Courage to Speak® Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night

Nathan Hale Middle School 
176 Strawberry Hill Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851

Norwalk, CT

Concerned citizens, parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service providers, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement, and children. 

Cancelled

February 26, 2020

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

Cancelled

February 8, 2020

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™

A Double Dose of Prevention

Ministerios Bethania Church
914 East Main St., Stamford, CT 06902

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

7:00 PM

February 3, 2020

Wilbur Cross Middle School, 1775 Reservoir Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606

Students

1:30 PM

January 27, 2020

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

TBA

January 9, 2020

Jettie S. Tisdale School, 250 Hollister Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06607

Students

1:30 PM

January 9, 2020

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

TBA

January 8, 2020

Side-by-Side Charter School, 10 Chestnut St., Norwalk, CT 06854

Students 

2:30 PM

December 5, 2019

Parent and Youth Presentation at the Superintendent Community Workshop at the Tolland Library Program Room

Parents and Youth

7:00 PM

December 9, 2020

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

TBA

November 25, 2020

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

TBA

November 20, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™

A Double Dose of Prevention 

Side by Side Charter School
Norwalk, CT

Funded by a grant from First County Bank 
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

Funded by First County Bank

6:00 PM

October 25, 2019

Ponus Ridge Middle School

Students who take part in the Middle School Curriculum

10:00 AM

October 23, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™

A Double Dose of Prevention

Nathan Hale Middle School
Norwalk, CT

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

7:00 PM

October 15, 2019 

North Branford Women’s Club GFWC

Adults

7:00 PM

October 11, 2019

Nathan Hale Middle School

Students who take part in the Middle School Curriculum

10:00 AM

October 10, 2019

West Rocks Middle School

Students

10:00 AM

October 4, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™

A Double Dose of Prevention 

Department of Children and Families 
Bridgeport, CT


Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services 
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

10:00 AM

October 4, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug ones

TBA

October 1, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

TBA

​October 1, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™

A Double Dose of Prevention 

New London Community and Campus Coalition
New London, CT


Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services 
Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

6:00 PM

September 27, 2019

State Education Resource Center: Systemic Opioid Prevention Efforts in Schools Summit Break-out Session

School Administrators and Educators

TBA

​​September 25, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug ones

TBA

September 24, 2019 

Roton Middle School 

Student who take part in the Middle School Curriculum

9:00 AM

September 18, 2019

20th Annual Loss and Trauma Conference-The Pain of Addiction Keynote Speaker College of the Holy Cross 1 College Street Worcester, MA 01610

Parents and Professionals

Keynote 9:00-10:30

August 14, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 

For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug ones

TBA

 August 7, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 
For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drugs

TBA

July 27, 2019

2nd Annual All Aboard Event Courage to Speak Foundation will have a table set-up at the event. Flax Hill Park 225 Flax Hill Road Norwalk, CT 06854

 Community Event

 9:00am

 July 25, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. 
For more information contact:
gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug ones

TBA

June 24, 2019 

Courage to Speak® Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™A Double Dose of Prevention™ Workshop to be presented by Ginger Katz and Carlos Reinoso Jr. Workshop for the Archdiocese of Boston66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA

Parents and Professionals 

9:00 A.M. 

June 10, 2019

Abigail Adams Middle School Weymouth, MA

6th grade students who took part in Drug Prevention Education Curriculum and read Sunny's Story

9:00 A.M.

May 28, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution 

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Residents

12:00 PM

May 25, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention New Beginnings Outreach Ministries, 1135 William Street Bridgeport, CT 06608 

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

1:00-3:00 PM

May 21, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention™ Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)430 State Street, Bridgeport, CT

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents 

1:30 PM

May 17, 2019

Somers High School Vision Blvd, Somers, CT 06071

High School Students

9:00 A.M.

May 7, 2019

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention™ St. Joseph's High School2320 Huntington Tpke Trumbull, CT Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

6:00 P.M.

May 4, 2019 

Courage to Speak®-Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention™

24th Annual Connecticut Alliance for Foster and Adoptive Families (CAFAF) Stamford Marriot

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

 Parents and Conference Attendees

TBD

April 9, 2019(Snow Date: April 11)

The 15th Annual Courage to Speak® Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night

Ponus Ridge Middle School 21 Hunters Lane, Norwalk, CT 

Concerned citizens, parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service providers, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law enforcement, and children. 

5:30 P.M.

March 29, 2019

Courage to Speak®-Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention™ Glory Chapel Int'l Cathedral 221 Greenfield St. Hartford, CT 06112Hosted by: Hartford Community Leaders

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Service Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

 Parents

 7:30 PM

March 27, 2019

Courage to Speak®-Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention™ Old Saybrook High School 1111 Boston Post Road Old Saybrook, CT

Hosted by: Old Saybrook Youth Services

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

6:00 P.M.

March 26, 2019 

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. For more information contact: gkatz@couragetospeak.org 

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug ones

TBA

March 18, 2019 

Courage to Speak®-Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™A Double Dose of Prevention™ Greenwich YWCA259 East Putnam Avenue Hosted by: Greenwich United Way and YWCA

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

 Parents

 6:30 P.M.

February 28, 2019

Radio Interview with John Voket Connoisseur Media: Star 99.9 and 95.9 The Fox

 All

12:00 P.M.

 February 26, 2019

 Stafford Middle School

 7th and 8th Grade Students

 12:15 P.M.

February 20, 2019

WSHU Radio Interview Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT

1:00-2:00 P.M.

February 19, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. For more information contact: gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug abuse.

TBA

February 6, 2019

Courage to Speak® Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" ™A Double Dose of Prevention™ Hosted by: Ponus Ridge Middle School Norwalk, CT

Funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Support Access Line: 1-800-563-4086

Parents

6:00 P.M.

January 29, 2019

Fordham Preparatory School E. Fordham Road, Bronx, NY

Students

10:00 AM

January 17, 2019

Courage to Speak® Presentation Temple Sholom300 Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT  

Non-Profit Organization Leaders

8:30 A.M.

January 15, 2019

The Courage to Speak Foundation will be hosting its next support group meeting. All family members are invited to attend. For more information contact: gkatz@couragetospeak.org

For family members who have lost loved ones to drug abuse.

TBA

January 14, 2019

Side by Side Elementary School Norwalk, CT

Students

2:30 P.M.

January 11, 2019

Wilbur Cross Middle School Bridgeport, CT 

6th Grade Students

1:00 P.M.

January 7, 2019

Jettie Tisdale School Bridgeport, CT

Students 

1:20 P.M.

January 2, 2019

Courage to Speak®- Courageous Parenting 101 "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™ A Double Dose of Prevention™ Spanish Version Ponus Ridge Middle School, 21 Hunters Lane, Norwalk CT

Partnering with: Ponus Ridge Middle School

Hispanic Parent Group

7:00 P.M.