DeWolf Continuation High School students will commemorate Red Ribbon Week, a week-long national campaign against youth drug use, with a tailgate and special keynote speech Thursday.
Assembly Member Jim Patterson, R-Fresno, will speak about drug awareness during the afternoon event.
A barbecue and assembly will follow.
Red Ribbon Week runs from Oct. 23-31 and dates back to 1985, when parents and their kids rallied against drugs and violence and started wearing red ribbons after a Drug Enforcement Administration agent was tortured and killed in Mexico.
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