Black, Latino, and Native American organizations form a consortium to address alcohol-related harm in the U.S.


Leaders meet to discuss Responsible Drinking in Washington D.C. - Lorenzo Lopez, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Diageo North America, Alvaro Gurdián, President & CEO, National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP, Inc.), Sam Tatum, VP, Integrated Market and Partnership, Radio One, Ricardo Hurtado, National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP, Inc.), Debra Crew, President, Diageo North America, Stephanie Childs, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations, Diageo North America, Jean Wells, Editor, The Positive Community Magazine, Ron Burke, National Marketing and Constituency Development Director, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President & CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association, and Adrian Council, Sr., Publisher, Positive Community Magazine. Photo Credit: Elijah Sanchez/MCRD.

ASHINGTON, DC – The Multicultural Consortium for Responsible Drinking (MCRD), a working group focused on increasing awareness on the risks of alcohol-related harm and providing education in diverse communities across the country, launched with the support of Diageo North America and leading Black, Latino, and Native American organizations. In its initial phase, members of the MCRD met in Washington, DC, to establish a framework aimed at developing a national public awareness program to reduce the impact of alcohol misuse in communities of color.

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