PUT A FACE ON THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC with a major national public education campaign, Stop Everyday Killers, created by Energy BBDO with sponsorship from Stericycle. In November, a memorial exhibition was previewed in November and in December and accompanying video was released online. Since the campaign started, it has garnered over 1 billion media impressions.
HOSTED INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY and community naloxone training at NSC with former NBA star Rex Chapman, Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and notable advocates and policymakers
RELEASED FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND REPORT grading 50 states and the District of Columbia on policymaking safety actions across roadway, home and community, and workplace safety; only one state did well enough to earn an “A” in home and community safety
ACCREDITED ONE AND RE-ACCREDITED THREE SAFE COMMUNITIES, and celebrated 10th anniversary of the Safe Communities America program
LAUNCHED THE COMMUNITY ADVANCEMENT AWARD, honoring organizations who are dedicated to safety at work, at home, and in the community