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Anti-Racism Task Force News

How do you define racism? Having a common definition and language for racism is vital to being able to effectively organize as a task force.

Youth Violence Prevention Task Force News

Venessa Collins-Smith & Wendy Flora co-chairs The Youth Violence Prevention Task Force is currently discerning the way forward. Options include finding opportunities to prevent or stop bullying and being involved in the National Youth Violence Prevention week in the spring. The next task force meeting is Monday, December 14 at 6 p.m. in the St. […]

Youth Violence Must be a Priority!

Youth Violence Task Force Report The Youth Violence Task force met and began what promises to be an exciting and purposeful action related to Youth Violence in Kalamazoo. The task force members shared their personal reason for joining the task force. The experiences and motivations were compelling. Co-chair Vanessa Collins-Smith and with Wendy Flora, shared […]

Using What We’ve Learned and What’s Worked!

News from Early Childhood & Education (EC&E) Task Force A group of 15 wonderful people attended the first meeting of our new task force. New members are welcome! Our next meeting is Monday November 23rd at 5:30 at St. Luke’s. Please join us Tuesday November 17th at 4 PM for a community discussion about early […]