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News Release

Monday, August 15, 2011

Media Relations

Hollywood Youth Mentoring Center NA11178rh

What:    
Grand Opening
 
When:    
Thursday, August 18, 2011
11 a.m.

Where:   
Hollywood Youth Mentoring Center
5824 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, Ca 90038
 
Who:      
Assistant Chief Paysinger, Director Office of Operations
Deputy Chief Debra McCarthy, West Bureau
Commander Andrew Smith, Commanding Officer, Public Information Office
Captain III Beatrice Girmala, Commanding Officer, Hollywood Area
Captain I Duane Hayakawa, Commanding Officer, Hollywood Area
    
Why:      
A youth oriented alternative and workshop to combat the influences of gangs and tagging crews.  An LAPD storefront which has as its explicit purpose the nurturing and welcoming of area youth, presenting positive role models (Police Officers and peers) supplying bi-lingual tutors who themselves were area residents and beneficiaries of LAPD youth programs and scholarships through the Hollywood Police Activities League
Program.

Contact:
For further information, please contact Media Relations Section, at 213-486-5910.