Block Party Will Celebrate Neighborhood Success Story – NA09169rf

June 26, 2009

A block party for local residents in the Drew-Estara neighborhood of Glassell Park hosted by City officials and community leaders to celebrate the areas revival from the grip of intense gang activity

Saturday, June 27, 2009
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Glassell Park Area of Los Angeles
Vicinity of Drew Street and Estara Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90065

Los Angeles City Council District 13 Deputy Alejandra Marroquin
LAPD Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz, Commanding Officer, Operations Central Bureau
LAPD Captain William Murphy, Northeast Division
Local community leaders and residents

To celebrate the success of a multi-agency, years-long effort to restore safety and integrity to a neighborhood that had been plagued by pervasive gang activity and to bring together community members in a show of solidarity and support.

For more information, call LAPD Detective Yasmin Saade at 213-925-0352 or LAPD Media Relations at 213-485-3586.