Hebbron Neighborhood Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway

Please see attached documents with the details of this very special event.

Justice, Education, HUD, CDC officials visit Salinas

Justice, Education, HUD, CDC officials met with officials and citizens of Salinas recently, as part of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention.

On August 15th and 16th, 2012, a delegation of senior federal officials met to confer on progress against youth violence with city leaders, the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP), Congressman Sam Farr and members of the community.

Building Trust in Salinas, Calif., to Reduce Violent Crime

From the National League of Cities, by By John A. Calhoun and Kelly McMillin -- Officers Rich Lopez and Jeffrey Lofton have been assigned to work in Salinas' Hebbron Heights District, an area characterized by poverty, high crime and low educational achievement. Their job? Knock on doors. Get to know neighborhood residents. Arrest, if necessary, but primarily help youth get jobs, advocate for them in school, support them in sports activities.

President Obama recognizes our efforts to restore peace

In a recent speech to the National Urban League, President Obama singled out the progress CASP and the City of Salinas are making in reducing violence -- watch it here:

 

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Pentecost Sunday event for peace in Salinas - May 27th, 2012

The Congregations of Salinas are coming together in an event to promote peace in Salinas.

Keynote Speaker Reverend Samuel “Billy” Kyles, the last living witness to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, will share his word of hope for the community.

Other guest speakers include Sr. Pastor Eddie Caraveo and the Reverend Jeff Brown and several local Salinas pastors.

5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Steinbeck Performing Arts Center, 940 N. Main St., Salinas.

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