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The Opioid Crisis: Global Sources to Local Epidemic

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

- $20 – $55


About this Event:

Kentucky has suffered more during the opioid epidemic than almost any other state. While this is certainly a problem demanding local attention, the drug trade putting pills in the hands of our citizens is global in scale.

Join us for this panel discussion as James A. Walsh, second in command of the State Department’s narcotics division, is joined by representatives from the LMPD, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, and Volunteers of America, where they will discuss the causes of and  solutions to the tragedy gripping our country.

5:30 Reception
6:00 Program
7:30 Dinner

James A. Walsh, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

Jennifer Hancock, President and CEO, Volunteers of America Mid-States.

Van Ingram, Executive Director, Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy

Lieutenant Colonel LaVita Chavous, Assistant Chief/Support Bureau Commander, Louisville Metro Police Department.

Stephen George, WFPL Director.



$20 for Public
$10 for Students
Free for WAC Members
+$35 for post event dinner with the speakers

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November 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$20 – $55
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