FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Escondido Education COMPACT, 760-839-4515
Escondido Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention Taskforce (EGRIP) and the Escondido Union School District CARE Youth Project will be hosting a Community Meeting on Gangs, March 20th at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Oak Hill School located at 1820 Oak Hill Drive.
The community is urged to attend this meeting to learn more about the gang issue in Escondido and how they can become involved to help reduce the impact of gangs. Presenters and speakers include Mayor Sam Abed, Councilmember Olga Diaz, Chief Jim Maher, Superintendent Jennifer Walters and EUHSD’s Director of Interventions Barbara Gauthier. In addition, there will be a presentation from EPD’s Gang Unit and there will be many resources available to parents, youth and the community.
The public is invited. For more information please call (760) 839-4515.