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Youth Violence Prevention Task Force

YouthViolenceWordArt-1Venessa Collins-Smith & Wendy Flora co-chairs

The Youth Violence Prevention Task Force is putting their heads together to present a Round Table with the aim being:
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  • To create an avenue of open communication between youth authority figures
  • To let youth know their voiced needs are heard by those who have the power to bring about change
  • To recruit and retain youth who join the YVP Task Force.

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Together with youth from all around Kalamazoo, there will be representatives at the Round Table from the following groups:
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  • PTSO from many schools
  • Superintendents from different districts
  • School Board Members
  • Police Chief & Sheriff
  • City and County Personnel
  • Parents
  • Community Organizers
  • Spiritual Leaders

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Conversations regard bullying and other topics regarding Youth Violence are needed. Please feel welcome to join this task force. Call the ISAAC office, 341-4213 for meeting times and details.