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CECA Red Ribbon Week Celebration!

CECA Red Ribbon Week Celebration!
Posted on 10/06/2017
Red Ribbon WeekRed Ribbon Week Activities
Monday:  October 16-  Stomp on drugs!  
Wear your favorite cowboy boots.

Tuesday:  October 17-   Put drugs to sleep!  
Wear your favorite pajamas!
(must be appropriate and follow dress code. No blankets or stuffed animals.
Wednesday: October 18-  Think about your future, not drugs! Wear a college T-shirt.
Thursday: October 19-  Too bright for drugs!
Wear neon colored clothing.
Friday: October 20-  pair up against drugs!  
Twin Day

In response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, concerned parents and youth in communities around the country began wearing red ribbons as as symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused by drugs in America. The Red Ribbon Campaign has touched the lives of millions of people around the world since its beginning in 1985. 
In 1988, the National Family Partnership (NFP) sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Celebration. Today, the Red Ribbon serves as a means to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.

While the official National Red Ribbon Celebration is October 23-31, schools and organizations are encouraged to observe the celebration during any week in October.