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The Red Ribbon Celebration starts with the smallest gesture: a child pinning a Red Ribbon to his/her shirt, a girl wearing a Red Ribbon wristband, a classroom planting red tulips, a business displaying a Red Ribbon banner, a community hosting a Red Ribbon family event. Though these acts are simple, their significance is tremendous. Each Red Ribbon has the potential to reach a boy, a girl, a caring adult or an entire family in a profound way. The Red Ribbon is a catalyst and symbol for millions of Americans who show that ribbon-by-ribbon, neighbor-by-neighbor, they are united for a drug-free youth.

Since it's beginning in 1986, the Red Ribbon Celebration has touched the lives of millions of people each year. It all began with the brutal murder of Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena, a Drug Enforcement Agent assigned to a case in Mexico. Enrique was shockingly close to uncovering the identities of key members of a Mexican drug cartel. He was kidnapped, brutally tortured and killed just days before he was to identify kingpins of the illegal business in Mexico.

Angered by Kiki's death and the destruction caused by drug and alcohol in America, the young people of Kiki's hometown in Calexico, California began wearing Red Ribbons in honor of the fallen hero. The National Family Partnership and its affiliated organizations soon began to wear Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to fight the illegal use of drugs. 

Red Ribbon Week takes place Annually from October 23-31st. It is estimated that more than 80 million young people and adults participate each year. The National Family Partnership and its affiliates have provided leadership for this awareness campaign since 1988. This nationwide celebration has become a major force for raising public awareness and mobilizing communities to combat alcohol and drug use among youth. 

Who is the National Family Partnership?
The National Family Partnership was created in 1980 by parents across America in response to the rising level of youth drug use. The mission of the National Family Partnership is 'to lead and support our nation's families and communities to nurture the full potential of healthy, drug-free youth.'  The National Family Partnership works to accomplish its mission through parent networking, the distribution of educational materials and membership by concerned individuals and affiliated groups nationwide. Peggy B. Sapp currently serves as President of National Family Partnership.


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 September 20th October 26th, before Plant the Promise Day on
 October 31st
 October 15th November 15th, after Plant the Promise Day

 

 
 
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