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VOCAL-KY is proud to join a list of more than 130 organizations representing advocates and experts from public health, overdose prevention, and drug policy across the nation in releasing a roadmap on how states should spend $50 billion in opioid settlement funds. Public health experts call on states, counties, and municipalities to invest 100% of
2023 Roadmap for Louisville Metro Government to End Overdose and Reverse the Harms of the War on Drugs
Last year a coalition of organizations working on the frontlines of the overdose crisis in Louisville released the 2022 Roadmap for Louisville Metro Government to End Overdose and Reverse the Harms of the War on Drugs. Despite staggering overdose deaths, and a continued crisis of homelessness and unmet mental health needs, the city has adopted
Parrish-Wright, director of the grassroots organization VOCAL-KY aimed at ending AIDS, drug war, mass incarceration and homelessness, praised the Justice for Breonna movement in a tweet.
This week, VOCAL-KY and community partners unveiled a 2022 “roadmap” for the Louisville Metro Government to address the crisis.
Former Democratic mayoral candidate and director of advocacy organization VOCAL-KY Shameka Parrish-Wright, who was prominent during the racial justice protests in the summer of 2020, released a statement acknowledging the work of the Louisville demonstrators, as well as the journalists who stayed on the story.
2022 Roadmap for Louisville Metro Government to End Overdose and Reverse the Harms of the War on Drugs
The overdose crisis is ravaging our city. The number of Louisvillians we lose or who are struggling to access adequate services and care is staggering.