SECOND ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN WALK FOR SOBRIETY


By:

UNITED URBAN WARRIOR SOCIETY-CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

will be hosting it's

SECOND ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN WALK FOR SOBRIETY

Saturday, July 16th 2016

from

11 AM ~ 1 PM

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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.

THE WALK ROUTE:

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

We shall proceed down MacDonald Ave to 33rd St. where bottled water & refreshments shall be served at Nicholl Park

The walk will continue and conclude at the Native American Wellness Center at 2566 Macdonald Ave

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*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) suffer 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.

*More than 7 million children live in a household where at least one parent is dependent on or has abused

*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 the Contra Costa Health Department study concludes that Richmond has the highest number of alcohol outlets and one of the highest densities in Contra Costa County.

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  • commented 2016-07-11 07:27:37 -0700
    United Urban Warriors Society- Central California chapter wishes to thank RADIO FREE RICHMOND for their kindness,continued support and news coverage of NATIVE AMERICAN WALKS FOR SOBRIETY over the past 2 years. It has been of concern to us and our community of Richmond, CA. surrounding the issues of alcoholism & alcohol abuse. Again RADIO FREE RICHMOND, thank you for everything! Wa’do.
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