EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND •
A UK human rights group is incensed over psychiatrists labeling normal childhood behavior as psychiatric disorders.
BUFFALO, NEW YORK •
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World and the Lifesavers youth group marched in Buffalo’s University District Parade to raise awareness on drugs.
QUITO, ECUADOR •
A 5K race organized by the National Police of Ecuador in partnership with the Church of Scientology Freewinds religious retreat at sea sets a Guinness World Record while promoting drug-free living.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA •
At an OSCE conference July 10-11, Foundation for a Drug-Free Europe stressed the importance of drug education in addressing the drug crisis affecting Member States.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA •
The Austria chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free Europe brings the country’s drug prevention strategy to life in the streets of Vienna.
GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA •
Drug-Free World workshop organized by Mothers Against Drugs (MAD) group at the Dutch Reformed Church of Kloofendal in Roodepoort, South Africa, gave parents vital information on how to speak about drugs to their children.
MARKHAM, ONTARIO •
Markham mayor and city council issue proclamation backing the work of drug prevention activists.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM •
Churches of Scientology for Europe hosts “Say No to Drugs—Say Yes to Life” open house on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Community leaders introduced to effective drug prevention initiative to help bring the drug epidemic under control.
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA •
Launching a new era of spiritual freedom in the Bayou State with a stunning Church of Scientology Mission July 8 was a red-letter day for Louisiana, as leaders in the state’s capital welcomed the Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge to its new, expanded home.
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA •
Fifth Annual Chefs’ Showcase at Clearwater’s Fort Harrison raises the bar on food and wine while raising funds for charity At the Fifth Annual Chefs’ Showcase in Clearwater, Florida, connoisseurs from across the Tampa Bay region were treated to the best in cuisine and the incomparable service and am
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA •
Scientologists marked International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with drug prevention focusing on the prescription drug abuse epidemic.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA •
An open house on International Day Against Drug Abuse June 26 at the Church of Scientology Atlanta featured the Georgia Foundation for a Drug-Free World and motivational speaker James Brown.
CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA •
Just east of the Ural Mountains, on the border of Europe and Asia, drug prevention activists in the town of Chelyabinsk are capitalizing on the season's long days and mild weather to reach youth with the truth about drugs.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND •
The Church of Scientology European Public Affairs and Human Rights Office organizes presentation on plight of victims of human trafficking in Mexico.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA •
For maximum impact in the fight against drug abuse and addiction, the Nashville Church of Scientology hosted a Drug-Free Tennessee drug prevention training workshop in honor of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA •
Scientology Churches worldwide support International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and the motto for this year's campaign—“Listen First: Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe.
PARIS, FRANCE •
Citizens Commission on Human Rights protests psychiatric brutality and crime at a protest march and rally June 10 in Paris. The sound of drums and angry voices chanting in unison June 10 signaled a march through the center of Paris.
THE CARIBBEAN •
The world’s most dedicated Scientologists cast off for a week-long cruise to celebrate successes and set the agenda for an expansive year across the seven seas.
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON •
The Seattle Chapter of the Way to Happiness Foundation and the Scientology Environmental Task Force join in Seattle’s 30th annual “Spring Clean.
DUBLIN, IRELAND •
Young artists honored at Human Rights Art Contest Awards ceremony in Dublin, organized by the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office of Ireland and Youth for Human Rights International.