NATIVE AMERICAN WALK FOR SOBRIETY


By:

Blogfoto-UW.jpgUNITED URBAN WARRIOR SOCIETY

CALIFORNIA CHAPTER

will be hosting it's

THIRD ANNUAL

NATIVE AMERICAN WALK FOR SOBRIETY


 Saturday, July 15th 2017

from

11 AM ~ 1 PM

U.U.W.S is a National Native American organization that advocates for the advancement of more Human and Civil Rights for Native Americans. Alcoholism is one of our concerns. The Native Sobriety Walk is designed to make the Community aware of the issues surrounding alcoholism and alcohol abuse. We invite ALL of the Community to attend.

Everybody is welcome. We encourage families to attend as well.

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THE WALK ROUTE:

Start at the intersection of San Pablo Ave & MacDonald Ave promptly at 11:00 AM

The walk will continue and conclude at the Native American Wellness Center at 2566 Macdonald Ave where bottled water & refreshments shall be served.

*Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States.

*Approximately 9.7 million current drinkers in the United States are between the ages of 12-20.

*Alcohol is the most frequently used drug by high-school seniors.

*One in every 12 adults (17.6 million people) suffers from alcohol abuse.

*100,000 persons die each year from alcohol-related causes including drinking and driving crashes, other

accidents, falls, fires, alcohol related homicides and suicides.

*More than half of all adults has a family history of alcoholism or drinking problem.

*7+ million children live in a household where at least one parent is dependent on or has abused alcohol.

*Alcohol is the number one drug of choice among America's youth. According to the California Healthy

Kid's Survey, 1 in 5 California High School students drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in a row per month.

*In 2012 a Contra Costa Health Department study concluded that Richmond has the highest number of alcohol outlets and one of the highest densities of alcohol sellers in Contra Costa County.

For more information call: U.U.W.S-California Chapter office @ 510/478-4569

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