- Thousands expected at Liberty State Park to celebrate and press for
ending discrimination -
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ --
What: The joint New Jersey/New York Rally for Addiction Recovery will
be the centerpiece of more than 50 celebratory and advocacy
events taking place across the country to recognize the millions
of Americans who are in long-term recovery from addiction to
alcohol and other drugs. Throughout the day, updates will come in
to the NJ/NY Rally from other events taking place around the
country. Organizers estimate that up to 40,000 Americans will
participate in local addiction recovery rallies nationwide.
The Rally is being sponsored by Friends of Addiction Recovery-New
Jersey and national and New York City partners. Actor Tommy Ford
(Martin, New York Undercover) will give the keynote address.
David Wellstone, son of the late Senator Paul Wellstone, will
speak about the need for parity in health care coverage.
Where: Liberty State Park, Jersey City
When: September 15, 2007 - Registration: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Speakers Program: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
For more information or to arrange interviews with Tommy Ford,
contact Daniel Meara, NCADD-NJ Public Information Officer
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 609-477-7011
To arrange an interview with David Wellstone,
contact Pat Taylor, FAVOR Executive Director,
e-mail: email@example.com / phone: 202-737-0690
|SOURCE Friends of Addiction Recovery|
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