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News Release

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Media Relations

2nd Annual Teen Conference to Address Gang Violence

WHAT:
News Conference & Teen CPAB Conference

WHEN:
Thursday, April 17, 2008
8:00 a.m.

WHERE:
San Pedro Crowne Plaza Hotel-Harbor Room
601 South Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA

WHO:
Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo
Chief Larry Manion, Los Angeles Unified School District
Captain David Lindsey, Commanding Officer Harbor Patrol
Dr. Richard Vladovic, Los Angeles Unified School District Member 7th District
Dr. Michael Pritchard, Conference Keynote Speaker
Isaiah Alexander, Teen CPAB Co-Chair
Anthony Luna, Teen CPAB, Event Chair

WHY:
Harbor Area's Teen CPAB will hold its 2nd Annual Teen Police Conference entitled, "Doing the Hard Right, Instead of the Easy Wrong – Addressing Gang and Teen Violence."

Harbor's Teen CPAB consists of dedicated teens whose mission is to bridge the gap between teens and their police department via positive problem solving dialogue. The Conference will include motivational speaker Dr. Michael Pritchard. Workshops to include:

Gang Prevention- A panel discussion with Gang Intervention Specialists on the negative impact of gang involvement

Exploring the Rise of Bullying Behavior - Office of LAUSD's Human Relations Diversity & Equity

LAPD Force Options Simulator - Educating today's teens on LAPD's Use of Force Policy

Contact: Senior Lead Officer Joe Buscaino, Conference Coordinator, 310-869-2168.

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