David Sanchez - Strike Out Against Drugs - Saving LA Communities


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David Sanchez is the founder and director of Los Angeles-based organization STRIKE OUT AGAINST DRUGS.

Born in Redondo Beach, California, David Sanchez began learning about drugs at age 9 when a neighbor offered him marijuana. By age 15, he was using harder drugs that first led to juvenile jail and eventually to multiple penitentiaries. The turning points came in 2012 when he finally conquered his addiction, and then in 2014 when he began building on his own knowledge and studies of addiction, and on ideas to develop and keep communities healthier, safer, and free of drugs.


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