12 Sectors | 12 Months | 12 Minutes - An Exclusive CADCA Membership Series

CADCA’s members-only series, 12 Sectors | 12 Months | 12 Minutes, focuses on strategies for recruiting and engaging members of the 12 community sectors. Each month, watch a 12-minute video from a seasoned sector leader, ask questions during a live chat and get answers on the members-only CADCA Community! This series will run through January 2022.
The interviews and tip sheets are members-only. The interviews and tip sheets are members-only. Become a member here for access.

May 26, 2021 | 1:30-2 pm EDT
Youth Sector
Tune-in to watch a 12-minute video from a seasoned youth sector leader, Vinayak Menon. Vinayak is the Youth Sector Leader for the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council and a rising junior at Lambert High School in Georgia. He has been actively involved with the coalition for the past two years and represented his district at multiple CADCA national trainings. He is also a community contributor for the Atlanta-Journal Constitution and has advocated for substance prevention on behalf of youth. Outside of prevention work, Vinayak is an officer in his school's speech and debate team and Future Business Leaders of America Club. After the video, you can ask questions during a live chat and get answers on the members-only CADCA Community. Registration is not required as everything is posted in the Community. 

April 2021
Law Enforcement Sector

Listen to law enforcement sector representative Deputy Chief Michael Buckley, a 28-year veteran of the Dedham Police Department. He was one of the original members of the town's first drug coalition, which has now transformed into the Dedham Organization for Substance Awareness, and he served as the Dedham Police Alcohol Enforcement Officer. We asked Michael about how he got involved in coalition work, what keeps him engaged, strategies coalitions can use to engage law enforcement and more.
View Interview and Chat Thread
Tip Sheet Coming Soon

March 2021
Media Sector
Listen to media sector representative Chris Smith, Account Executive at Effectv (formerly Comcast Spotlight), who partners with local businesses in the Baltimore area, and serves as the Sector Leader in charge of media for the Drug Free Cecil Coalition. We asked Chris about how he got involved in coalition work, what keeps him engaged, strategies coalitions can use to engage the media sector and more.
View Interview and Chat Thread
View Tip Sheet

February 2021
Faith Based Sector
Faith-based community sector
 leader Reverend Shane Britt, Executive Director at The Scottsville Allen County Faith Coalition, and a 10-year member of CADCA kicked off this series in February. We asked Reverend Britt about how he got involved in coalition work, what keeps him engaged, strategies coalitions can use to engage the faith-based community and more.
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View Tip Sheet