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News Release

Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Media Relations

Children's Billboard Contest Appeals for Unity

 

 

Who:
Los Angeles City Councilmember Dennis Zine, LAPD Deputy Chief Ronald Bergmann, LAPD Captain James H. Cansler, LAUSD Elementary School Students and District Personnel

What:
Unveiling of Winning Billboard for "Anti-Hate" Contest

When:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at 8:00 a.m.

Where:
"Carl’s Jr" Parking Lot, Southeast Corner of Sherman Way and Geyser Avenue.

Los Angeles: During January and February of 2003, the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley Area Community Police Station coordinated and sponsored a billboard contest involving 5th and 6th grade students from several elementary schools throughout the West Valley Area.

The students were asked to create a drawing with a message of anti-hate and/or tolerance for others. The winning art entry will appear on a large billboard donated by Clear Channel Outdoor. The first, second, and third place winners will all be present at the unveiling, as well as representatives from their schools.

This is a positive event involving the students from the community and their police department.

This press release was prepared by Officer Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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