Thursday, August 19, 2010

Violence is not the Way-Community hearing on violence

State Rep. Constance A. Howard(34th District) and Senator Donne
E. Trotter (17th District)will join over a dozen community based
organizations in hosting a community hearing on violence prevention
in Illinois Schools on Saturday, August 21,10:00 a.m. at Tuley
Park Field House, 90th & King Drive.

This event, title "Violence is not the Way", is designed to explore
solutions in the prevention of violence with school age children
between the ages 7 and 17 years. During this two-hour session,
community members and professionals trained in conflict resolution
will have the opportunity to present testimony on ways to eradicate
some of the violence in various communities.

This event is co-sponsored by the American Majestic Eagles, Black
Star Project, Chatham Avalon Park Community Council, Chesterfield
Community Council, Concerned Citizens of Burnside, Cottage Grove
Heights Community Coalition, Greater Chatham Alliance, Park Manor
Neighbors, Princeton Park Homeowners Association, Pullman Civic
Association, Roseland Heights Community Organization, Tuley Park
Advisory Council, Vernon Park Civic Association and West Chesterfield
Community Association.

For more information: 773-783-8800 (34th District Office) or
773-651-3958 (Chesterfield Community Council)

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