Supervisor Knabe To Host Summit On Youth & Violence On January 11, 2008

On Friday, January 11, 2008, Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe and the Hispanic Outreach Taskforce (H.O.T.) will present the inaugural Southeast Summit on Youth & Violence.

The purpose of this summit is to bring forth a conceptual framework for reducing violence in our communities. This framework will focus on a strategy that encourages cooperative, coordinated efforts among elected officials, law enforcement, educators, community organizations, outreach and intervention workers, health and mental health workers, faith based representatives, businesses, government agencies, and local nonprofits all working toward the common goal of reducing violence levels in neighborhoods and communities.

Attendees of the summit will include elected officials, law enforcement and community leaders from the unincorporated area of Whittier and the Cities of Artesia, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, and Whittier.

The event will take place at the Norwalk Marriott, located at 13111 Sycamore Drive in the City of Norwalk, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11. For additional information, please call the H.O.T. office at (562) 789-0550.