Coalition for Drug-Free Youth Community Meeting will be Thursday, May 9


All are invited to a Free Community Event focused on White Center and Burien, being held on Thursday, May 9 at the Bethaday Community Learning Space:

Making Strides toward Healthier, Drug-Free Youth and Communities

This will be an informative evening highlighting the achievements of the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth, honoring the Cascade Middle School Prevention Team’s successes, and bringing guest speakers to talk about issues affecting our communities including marijuana, vaping and other drug use.

  • Opening Address: Mayor Jimmy Matta, City of Burien
  • Special Recognition of the Cascade Middle School Prevention Team
  • Keynote Presentation: Senator Joe Nguyen, Washington State 34th Legislative District
  • What Youth are Telling us about Marijuana: Robin Haguewood, Public Health – Seattle & King County
  • Panel Discussion
    • Taylor Freyberg, Puget Sound Educational Service District
    • Kisa Hendrickson, Highline Public Schools
    • Erin James, King County Department of Community and Human Services  Scott Somers, Undersheriff, King County Sheriff’s Department

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP your attendance by Friday, May 3; to RSVP, choose one of these:

For more information, contact the organizer: Rudy Garza, [email protected] or 425-917-7763.

WHAT: Making Strides toward Healthier, Drug-Free Youth and Communities

WHEN: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6 pm – 8 pm

WHERE: Bethaday Community Learning Space, 605 SW 108th Street, White Center, WA 98146


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