Office of Violence Prevention to Host Training for Faith Leaders

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2017
Published By: Office of the Mayor
Contact: Lauren Hitt, (215) 686-6210, Lauren.Hitt@phila.gov

WHAT:
The Office of Violence Prevention will host a training session for Philadelphia’s faith based leaders and professionals on effective violence prevention strategies. The training will consist of effective models used nationwide and how they can be tailored to Philadelphia’s comprehensive plan to collectively

reduce violence. All denominations are welcome to attend.

WHEN: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Philadelphia Anti-Drug, Anti-Violence Network (PAAN), 2700 N. 17th St., Philadelphia, PA.

WHO:            
Shondell Rivell
, Director, Office of Violence Prevention

George Mosee, Esq., Executive Director, PAAN
Robert Listenbee, Stoneleigh Fellow & Director of Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Initiatives at Drexel University
John Calhoun, President & CEO of Hope Matters
Mary Thomas, Department of Justice Director of Policy
Assistant Chief Mel Russel, Baltimore PD

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