DEA 360 aims to prevent the misuse of prescription drugs and the use of illicit drugs (including opioids) through community partnerships, youth education and outreach, and more. Check out these photos from recent community events below.
Local break dance group, Hip Hop Fundamentals, performs for the DEA Youth Dance Program at McClure Elementary School. During the past two years, the DEA Educational Foundation has funded the dance program for three elementary schools, including McClure.
The DEA office in Philadelphia recently created this display in celebration of Red Ribbon Week and former Special Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena.
DEA participated in a Back to School Drive in Kensington in August.
DEA 360 educational banners, brochures, and Red Ribbon display set-up is shown in the lobby of a local federal building.
In September 2018, close to 30,000 people participated in Philadelphia’s 17th annual Recovery Walk.
The diverse crowd included people of all ages and races at different points in their recovery journey.
In September 2018, Philadelphia officials and other members of the community gathered to dedicate this mural by veteran artist Parris Stancell entitled Resilience. A bold new mural aims to celebrate the strength and resilience of a community hit hard by drug addiction.
Local city officials and other members of the community cutting the ribbon during the mural dedication ceremony.
Assistant Special Agent in Charge Shawn Ellerman speaks at the mural dedication event.
A DEA official speaks at a local elementary school during their Red Ribbon Week celebrations.
The students listened actively as they learned about the importance of being drug free.
DEA Mobile Education Display Unit and table set up at the Philadelphia City Hall.