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Emergency Town Hall Meeting - Violence 10-13-2010
Get the Flyer Emergency Town Hall Meeting November 13, 2010 The violence that we are experiencing in our communities today is the product of the social conditions that exist in Black communities across the nation. We have more crime because we have more poverty; we have more unemployment not only because of economic conditions, but also because disparities and lack of opportunities still exist. This problem is going to persist until we have an urban policy that addresses the needs...
Published in Community Organizing
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 14:23

CEA Building Anti-Violence Network

Rashad Byrdsong doesn't like to talk about how long he has been trying to combat street violence, because he's been at it for more than a decade. But following the shooting that took place outside an August 14 midget football game in Homewood, the founder of the Community Empowerment Association has redoubled his efforts and is working to create what he calls a Peace Alliance Network. "We've been at this for years, there have been vigils and marches, yet the violence is still here," he...
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