DEA Red Ribbon Campaign

The Drug Enforcement Administration will hold its annual National Red Ribbon Rally virtually this year. Our virtual rally will premiere on https://www.dea.gov on October 5, 2021, and be available to share throughout the month of October.

This year’s Red Ribbon Rally features voices from our community and special guests who represent diverse experiences and perspectives on drug prevention and Red Ribbon activism, including youth performances that celebrate living drug free.  In addition, we will recognize the elementary, middle, and high school winners of the DEA Red Ribbon Visual Arts Contest, and announce the community groups selected to receive DEA’s 2021 Community Drug Prevention Award.

During Red Ribbon Week, young people in communities and schools across the nation pledge to live drug free by wearing red ribbons and participating in antidrug events.  Red Ribbon Week is also a time to pay tribute to DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, whose tragic murder led to the creation of the Red Ribbon Campaign. He is the man and hero behind the Red Ribbon Campaign.  Today, millions of Americans all over the United States continue to wear red ribbons to symbolize their support for a united, drug-free nation.

Tickets are not required. No need to RSVP.

Spread the word. Everyone is invited.

Click the link below to download the invitation:

https://dea.gov/sites/default/files/2021-09/2021_Red_Ribbon_Rally_Invite-FINAL.pdf

Any questions regarding the virtual rally please email: [email protected].  

For more information and resources for  Red Ribbon Week please visit:   https://www.dea.gov/redribbon

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