Community Engagement Events

“Hey Kiddo” Meet the Author

Hey Kiddo


Presented by Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force, in partnership with the DEC Initiative

 Meet the Author: Jarrett Krosoczka, was a free, virtual event on January 12th at 7:00 PM.

Jarrett Krosoczka is the award-winning author of “Hey Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father and Dealt with Family Addiction”, a graphic memoir appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Event was geared towards:
• grandparents raising grandchildren
• school staff
• middle school librarians
•art teachers

The response to this event was overwhelmingly positive- organizers and participants agreed the presentation exceeded expectations.  Here are some comments received about Jarrett Krosoczka’s presentation:

“Ok, that guy is amazing!  I loved to hear about where he came from, and some of it brought me to tears.  I just LOVED his demeanor, his candidness and his inspirational outlook, he broke the cycle!”

“Thank you very much for the webinar las tnight, I enjoyed it very much.”

“Awesome event last night!!  I really enjoyed it!!”

“Fabulous program tonight! Thank you so very much!”

“It was awesome, thank you, by the end my 10 year old granddaughter was listening as well and is now wanting to read the book.  Thank you.”

“Thank you for a fabulous event.  I feel priveleged to have been able to attend.”