Author: Jimmy Cioe

Somebody Loan Me A Dime

J. B. Hutto landed on my desk like manna from heaven. I shall digress a bit but this is all about the great Joseph Benjamin. My favorite job ever was promoting concerts. A promoter means you are in charge of the whole magilla-you take all the responsibility. You hire the band-you get an agent to give you a date (or dates) with his act-you rent the hall, figure out advertising, catering, etc…. it’s gambling, a previous pastime. Every show you ever went to there was always a Promoter. A hero of mine, Bill Graham,  father of the Fillmore(s)  and many other innovations of the...

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Community Convening Guide

Facing Addiction has produced a Guide to provide organizing tools and amplification support for community forums held on this critical issue across the country in 2017 and beyond. The local forums will focus on the importance and urgency of implementing and scaling the use of evidence-based prevention, screening, and early intervention practices in local communities. You can download the guide...

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