Community open house seeks to empower Toledo youth.

Posted Dec 16th, 2014 by Leslie Robinson  Category: Community Interest


Partners Empowering Community Safety: Empowering Zone
Frederick Douglass Community Association, 1001 Indiana Avenue
Monday, December 15, 2014, 6-8 p.m.

On Monday, December 15, 2014, a community kick-off event will feature area human services providers, elected officials, public agencies, and various experts to focus on community involvement to help prevent and recover from Domestic Violence, Gang Violence, Human-Trafficking, and Substance Abuse. It will include personal testimonies from community members as well as an opportunity to create, what are called, Empowerment-Zones or “E-Zones” to link those most affected by violence to much needed services.

There will be a drawing that evening for one eligible attendee to win a Sony PlayStation4.

Refreshments will be served.

The event is free and open to the public.

About PECS
Partners Empowering Community Safety is a partnership of Toledo-area citizens, elected officials, business leaders, law enforcement, fire and rescue, court officers, education system leaders, clergy, graduate students, and public agencies have been working together to help end violence in the Toledo community. From these meetings “Partners Empowering Community Safety (PECS)” took shape. PECS is working hard to build protective factors, meet needs, address concerns, and simply make Toledo a better place.

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