FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 01/03/95
Contact: Margie Yu, Public Affairs Assistant
Receives a First Annual Youth Legacy Award
What & Who:
The Gang Violence Bridging Project (GVBP) of the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs at California State University, Los Angeles will receive a First Annual Youth Legacy Award at a luncheon organized by the Youth Empowerment Project. The GVBP will be recognized for its hard work and effort in reducing gang violence in the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area and for initiating educational programs that assist former gang members and at-risk youths.
Sunday, January 7, 1996.
2 - 4 p.m.
"USC Town and Gown," on the University of Southern California campus. USC is located at University Park, Los Angeles.
The Youth Empowerment Project is a community partnership of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference/Martin Luther King Legacy Association and the Coalition of Neighborhood Developers.
The Pat Brown Institute Gang Violence Bridging Project is funded by the Hilton Foundation, Arco Foundation, United States Department of Education and Joseph Drown Foundation.
For reservations, call Kianna Nesbit, Youth Empowerment Project, at (213) 735-2295, ext. 10.
For more information, call Director Gilbert D. Sanchez, Gang Violence Bridging Project, at (323) 343-3770.