Carter administration cabinet member to speak in Edina
Edina, Minn. (AP) — Joseph Califano Jr., a former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, will speak in Edina on Monday night on how parents can raise drug-free kids.
Califano is founder and chairman of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
He'll speak from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Edina Performing Arts Center at Edina High School. His presentation will be based on his new book, "How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents."
Califano, who served in President Jimmy Carter's cabinet, will be introduced by former U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad of Minnesota, a longtime promoter of recovery from chemical dependency.