Bahai News - TOMORROW BELONGS TO THE CHILDREN
For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Ann or Micah Janus (770) 987-4489 firstname.lastname@example.org
TOMORROW BELONGS TO THE CHILDREN
"Creating drug-free families and communities"
Kevin Sabet, a senior at the University of California, Berkeley, is a
remarkable 21-year-old Baha'i who has appeared on CNN's Talkback Live,
delivered expert testimony before Congress three times and is a popular
radio and television debater on prevention of drugs and substance abuse.
He has been featured in the California Journal for Higher Education,
"Teen" and "People" magazines, and acted as an advisor to CBS's 60 Minutes
Most recently, he helped revise the White House policy stance on drug
legalization, and he acts as the youngest delegate to Drug Watch
International and Advisory Board member of the Drug Free America
Foundation, where he serves alongside Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
At 17, Sabet debated Orange County Superior Court Judge James Grey. Since
1999, Kevin has debated "High Times" Senior Editor Steve Bloom, Criminal
Justice Foundation President Eric Sterling, and National Organization
for the Reformation of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Executive Director Keith
Stroup, among others, on national radio and television.
Kevin Sabet will deliver a talk titled "TOMMORROW BELONGS TO THE CHILDREN:
creating drug-free families and communities". The Baha'is of South DeKalb
sponsor the event where light refreshments will be served.
Friday, 8 September at 8 p.m.
The Baha'i Unity Center
2370 Wesley Chapel Road,
In 1994, Kevin Sabet became passionate about the problem of youth drug and
alcohol abuse after the death of a friend in a drugged driving accident
prompted him to investigate the issue.
"Day after day, headline after headline, we hear of sobering news related
to club drugs," said Sabet, a senior at the University of California,
Berkeley and President of International Students in Action. "Whether it
be new information on how ecstasy destroys the brain, or another kid
admitted to an emergency room after a party because of drug use, this is an
international epidemic and someone needs to respond."
Additionally, Sabet's belief in Baha'u'llah, Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i
Faith, provides a strong foundation on which he reaches out to others who
are or have been affected by drug and substance abuse.
FOR THE MEDIA
A full release and Kevin Sabet's biographical information is available upon
request or may be obtained by visiting the NEWS CENTER at
www.atlantabahai.org/news_ctr/fs_news_ctr.html. To schedule an interview,
contact Ann or Micah Janus (770) 987-4489.
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