Melania Trump will be speaking today at the B'More Youth Summit on opioid abuse.
Hello! CNN is your pool today as Melania Trump heads to the B’More Youth Summit to speak about opioid abuse. We appear to be running about 15 minutes behind schedule to load up into vans. Meantime, I’m pasting below background information from a White House official regarding today:
ON BACKGROUND FROM A WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL:
The event hosted by the DEA 360 Campaign and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation
The purpose of these summits is to promote healthy choices and educate students about the dangers of opioid use.
Event website: https://www.drugfreeisuptome.org/baltimore-home
The event will consist of 2,500 students from middle schools/high schools in the Baltimore area
Other cities the summit has traveled to Charleston, WV; Louisville, KY; Rio Rancho, NM; Salt Lake City, UT; New Orleans, LA
FLOTUS will be joined on stage with Jim Wahlberg (Brother of Mark Wahlberg)