MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR T. DEAN
CADCA is proud to announce our 2021 Major General Arthur T. Dean Humanitarian of the Year is the team at Emergent BioSolutions. The award will be accepted by Robert G. Kramer, President and CEO.
Emergent BioSolutions has been a generous supporter of the CADCA’s Drug-Free Kids Campaign and has served as a past co-chair of its leadership team. The organization’s efforts are impactful and support CADCA’s mission to “strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.” In addition to its support for CADCA, Emergent BioSolutions supports philanthropic endeavors and activities that align with its company mission – to protect and enhance life. Since 2013, Emergent has invested millions of dollars through the eGIVE (Give, Invest, and Volunteer in our Emergent communities) program, and employees have volunteered nearly 45,000 hours in their communities.
CADCA’s Annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner centers on preventing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and misuse by youth. The development of youth leaders for civic engagement and leadership is a driving mission for our organization. We strive each day to inspire young people, here and around-the-world, to live drug-free lives in partnership with great organizations like yours. The future well-being of our nation and our citizenry depends on our collective community prevention work.
CADCA’s Humanitarians for Drug-Free Kids are nationally recognized leaders or organizations, representing diverse backgrounds and enterprises, who have distinguished themselves as ardent defenders or supporters of drug-free youth. The awardee will be honored at CADCA’s 23rd Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner on October 14, 2021. Each year, we welcome many distinguished guests that include prominent Members of Congress, federal officials, and corporate leaders.
CHAMPION FOR DRUG-FREE KIDS AWARD
Award accepted by David R. Zook, Chair, Faegre Drinker Consulting on behalf of CEPOP.
CADCA has partnered with CEPOP to help find policy solutions to our nation’s opioid abuse epidemic and to identify ways that address this issue around the nation. CEPOP engages diverse stakeholders to reduce prescription opioid use and misuse and promote treatment options, both for those living with chronic pain and confronting addiction. These stakeholders are notable example of leaders who work tirelessly to support America’s youth.
ADVOCACY IN THE ARTS AWARD
MusiCares helps the humans behind music because music gives so much to the world. Offering preventive, emergency, and recovery programs, MusiCares is a safety net supporting the health and welfare of the music community. Founded by the Recording Academy in 1989, MusiCares safeguards the well-being of all music people through direct financial grant programs, networks of support resources, and tailored crisis relief efforts. For more information please visit: https://musicares.org