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.

Monday, October 25, 2021 | 3-3:30 pm EDT
Business Sector

Join CADCA for a discussion with Jill Hansen, the Senior Vice President of Application Development at Central Technology Service, on recruiting and engaging the business sector in coalition work. Jill is the business sector representative at Jefferson City Council for Drug Free Youth in Jefferson City, Missouri, where she has volunteered for 15+ years.

 

The business sector event will launch on the members-only CADCA CommunityYou do not need to register ahead of time, simply log on to the CADCA Community to participate.

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Monday, September 27, 2021 | 1:30-2 pm EDT
Youth-Serving Organization Sector

Erin Mabery, the Executive Director at Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, discussed recruiting and engaging the youth-serving organization sector in coalition work. At Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, Erin works to inspire and ignite the promise of youth through mentoring. Erin has served children and families for over 20 years, and is grateful for her years of work with families throughout Northern Arizona. She serves or has served on the Boards of Directors for Matforce-Yavapai’s substance abuse coalition, the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce (Past Chair), and Milestones Project, which identifies young people who are extremely high risk for violence either in schools, their homes or within the community.
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Friday, August 27, 2021 | 1:30-2 pm EDT
Healthcare Sector

Marissa Dopp and Britney Ward discuss how to recruit and engage the healthcare sector in coalition work. Marissa and Britney bring unique insight into how a local health department can collaborate with a hospital system to engage with multiple hospital departments, from the hospital’s pharmacy and physicians to the marketing department. Together, they reflect back 15 years ago to when they worked to create a smoke free hospital campus to today's current challenges, which include the opioid epidemic.
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July 30, 2021
Local/State Government Sector
Local government sector leader and CADCA Board Member, Greg Puckett, discussed how to recruit and retain local/state sector leaders in coalition work.

Greg Puckett is on the “front line” of local government as County Commissioner of Mercy County, WV. Among other responsibilities in this position, Greg appoints members to various local boards, authorities and public service districts, supports community services and lobbies for more state funding of local programs. 
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June 29, 2021
Parent Sector
Parent sector leader LaTasha Murray discussed how to recruit and retain parent sector leaders in coalition work.

Mrs. Murray has worked as the Substance Abuse Prevention and Marketing Director for Robeson Health Care Corporation in Lumberton, NC, for the past 15 years. She has spent over 20 years working to address health issues that have negatively impacted her local community. Through her professional position and personal devotion, she serves on several community coalitions and collaboratives. LaTasha has a strong passion for working with youth and has done so in several capacities, including RHCC Youth LEAD, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority youth affiliate groups and her faith organization. She has attended the DEA 360 program in Tampa, Florida, where her daughter, a CADCA youth trainer, was a guest facilitator.
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May 25, 2021
Youth Sector
Vinayak Menon 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.
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April 2021
Law Enforcement Sector

Law enforcement sector representative Deputy Chief Michael Buckley is 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.
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March 2021
Media Sector
Media sector representative Chris Smith, Account Executive at Effectv (formerly Comcast Spotlight), 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.
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February 2021
Faith Based 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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