We The People First Friday “Into Light” Community Panel Discussion | Ware Center
March 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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March 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We The People First Friday will host “Aspects of Opioid Addiction and Prevention” community panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibit in the Lyet Lobby of the Ware Center. From March 5 -25, works by INTO LIGHT, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to erasing the stigma of the disease of drug addiction, will display 32 graphite portraits drawn of people tragically lost to the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania, accompanied by written narratives about their lives. Through its work in communities across the county, INTO LIGHT hopes to provide a platform for support, education, and connection.
PANEL (in alphabetical order): Gwen Burkholder, MU School of Social Work and Coordinator of the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Theresa Clower, INTO LIGHT Founder/Artist, Scott Theurer, chairperson of the Lancaster County Recovery Alliance, and Certified Recovery Specialist at TW Ponessa; Eric Kennel, Executive Director of Compass Mark, a science-based addiction prevention agency; and Alice Yoder, Executive Director of Community Health, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.
Learn more about the Into Light Project at www.intolightproject.org.
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