Children and Violence in Philadelphia

Posted on September 8, 2006

[posted from Neighbors On Line]

Caught in the Crossfire
Children and Violence in Philadelphia

City Wide Discussion
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

There have been more than 250 murders in Philadelphia this year. Our children have been caught in a violent crossfire that is spiraling out of control. Police and government leaders can’t stop the violence alone. How to we keep our kids safe and restore peace in our neighborhoods? Let’s come together to talk about what we CAN do.

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Modertator
University of Pennylsvania professor names one of the most influential Black Americans. Synidcated radio talk show host and NY Times best selling author.

RSVP to 215-567-7710

BEFORE THE CITYWIDE EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 27th

? FILL OUT A COMMUNITY VIOLENCE SURVEY
available at all Free Library Branches and online at http://www.library.phila.gov or http://www.pccy.org

and

? HAVE YOUR SAY AT A LIBRARY BRANCH MEETING:

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 6:30pm ? Greater Olney Branch, 5501 N. 5th Street

Monday, September 18, 2006 at 6:30pm ? Paschalville Branch, 6942 Woodland Avenue

ALL EVENTS SPONSORED BY
THE FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
&
PHILADELPHIA CITIZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH


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