Leidos Partners with CADCA to Support Local Prevention Efforts
Leidos, a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering and science industry leader announced a partnership with CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) to promote local substance use prevention efforts.
“We are excited to partner with CADCA on a number of initiatives that will not only enhance local prevention efforts, but also increase community awareness of the dangers of substance use,” shared Roger Krone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Leidos.
“We applaud Leidos’ efforts in supporting local prevention efforts and look forward to a collaborative partnership that will continue for years to come,” said General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, CADCA.
The scope of the partnership will include the following components:
- Leidos Youth Leadership Training: CADCA will host a three-day youth leadership training in Washington, D.C. for approximately 70-100 youth from the Washington metropolitan area.
- Community Awareness Safe Disposal Events: CADCA and Leidos will coordinate two community awareness safe disposal events to coincide with DEA’s National Take Back Days.
- Leidos Drug-Free Place Toolkit: CADCA will develop a customized substance abuse awareness toolkit for Leidos’ employees.
- Drug-Free Campaign Awards Dinner: Leidos will support CADCA’s annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner through sponsorship and advertisement opportunities.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil and health markets. The company’s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ending in December 2017. For more information, visit www.leidos.com
The mission of CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally. This is accomplished by providing technical assistance and training, public policy advocacy, media strategies and marketing programs, training and special events.