Watts Gang Taskforce Father’s Day Event NA22041dm

June 13, 2022

Basketball Game

June 15, 2022
Event Time – 1:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Media Availability with Event Participants – 2:00 p.m.

Nickerson Gardens Recreation Center
11251 Compton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90059
The event will be held to the rear of the gym

Councilperson Joe Buscaino, Council District 15
LAPD Deputy Chief Emada Tingirides, Commanding Officer, Community Safety Partnership Bureau (CSPB)
Donnie Joubert, President, Watts Gang Task Force (WGTF)
Adrienne N. Newsome, President and Executive Director, GRYD Foundation

The Watts Gang Task Force, in conjunction with The GRYD Foundation and Los Angeles Police Department’s Community Safety Partnership Bureau is hosting a Father’s Day event in Nickerson Gardens Housing Development. The event will bring together the community and the police to celebrate fatherhood and relationship building. The attendees will enjoy a meal and gifts will be given away. There will be information booths set up to offer services to the community.

At 6:00 p.m., the LAPD will play a basketball game against a team from the community. After that game the two teams will sit down for dinner and discuss the ongoing effort to build a healthy community/law enforcement relationship.

Captain Ryan Whiteman, LAPD Community Safety Partnership Bureau (213) 605-4144