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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mayor,
Baltimore City
250 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-3835 - Fax: (410) 576-9425


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 07, 2014
 
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Caron A. Brace
(443) 853-0957
caron.brace@baltimorecity.gov
     

National Youth Violence Prevention Week Events to Take Place Throughout Baltimore 

BALTIMORE, Md. (April 7, 2014) — The 2014 National Youth Violence Prevention Week, themed "Victory Over Violence," will take place April 7 – 13. During the week, more than 35 events are scheduled to spotlight the issue of youth violence. Topics to be addressed include gun violence, bullying, cyber-bullying, and teen-dating violence. For more information about any of the events listed below, email BmoreYVP@baltimorecity.gov, call 443-984-3566, or visit www.facebook.com/BmoreYVP.


Monday, April 7
WHAT: Youth Violence Prevent Week Press Conference
Hosted by: Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice
WHEN: 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WHERE: City Hall Rotunda, 100 N. Holliday Street
WHAT: Anti-Violence Poster Contest
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 3:30 pm
WHERE: Lillian Jones Recreation Center, 1310 N. Stricker Street
WHAT: Crime Prevention Workshop
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 6:30 pm
WHERE: Samuel F.B. Morse Recreation Center, 424 S. Pulaski Street
Tuesday, April 8
WHAT: Anti-Violence Poster Contest
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 4:30 pm
WHERE: Samuel F.B. Morse Recreation Center, 424 S. Pulaski Street
WHAT: Community Basketball Game & Cookout
Hosted by: Safe Streets East
WHEN: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Tench Tilghman Playground, 600 N. Patterson Park Avenue
WHAT: Teen Bullying Prevention Night
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 5:00 pm
WHERE: Ella Bailey Recreation Center, 100 E. Heath Street
WHAT: Community Game Night
Hosted by: Safe Streets Park Heights
WHEN: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Northwest Community Action Center, 3939 Reisterstown Road
WHAT: Screening of "Live Young Blood" with Panel Discussion
Hosted by: Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice
WHEN: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: City Hall, Curran Room, 100 N. Holliday Street
Wednesday, April 9
WHAT: Community Poem Share
Hosted by: Enoch Pratt Free Library (Northwood Branch)
WHEN: 12:30 pm – 7:30 pm
WHERE: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Northwood Branch, 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard
WHAT: Committed Organized Responsible Workshop: Anti-bullying & Building Self-Esteem
Hosted by: COR
WHEN: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: COR Community Center, 904 Washington Boulevard
WHAT: Violence Prevention Rap Session for Teens & Adults
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 6:00 pm
WHERE: Curtis Bay Recreation Center, 1630 Filbert Street
WHAT: Cause & Effect on Violence (Ages: 13 – 17 years)
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and the Baltimore Police Department
WHEN: 6:30 pm
WHERE: Samuel F.B. Morse Recreation Center, 424 S. Pulaski Street
WHAT: Movie Night
Hosted by: Safe Streets East
WHEN: 8:00 pm
WHERE: 600 block of Port Street
Thursday, April 10
WHAT: Youth Violence Prevention Discussion
Hosted by: The David B. Wright Memorial Foundation, Inc.
WHEN: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: Patterson High School Auditorium, 100 Kane Street
WHAT: Star Track Open House (Ages: 12 & older)
Hosted by: Young Adult Clinic at the University of Maryland
WHEN: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHERE: University of Maryland Medical Center, Young Adult Clinic, 120 Penn Street
WHAT: Youth Anti-Bullying Workshop
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 4:00 pm
WHERE: Lillian Jones Recreation Center, 1310 N. Stricker Street
WHAT: Game Night & Spoken Word
Hosted by: Safe Streets East
WHEN: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: 600 block of Rose Street
WHAT: BBQ & NBA 2K14 Tournament
Hosted by: Safe Streets Cherry Hill
WHEN: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: 631 Bridgeview Road
WHAT: Community Movie Night
Hosted by: Safe Streets Park Heights
WHEN: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Towanda Community Center, 4100 Towanda Avenue
WHAT: Anti-Bullying Workshop
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 7:00 pm
WHERE: C.C. Jackson Recreation Center, 4910 Park Heights Avenue
Friday, April 11
WHAT: Annual Playing for Peace Basketball Tournament
Hosted by: Baltimore City Health Department
WHEN: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Carmelo Anthony Youth Center, 1100 E Fayette Street
WHAT: GLAM against Violence
WHEN: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHERE: Carver Vocation Technical High School, 2201 Presstman Street
WHAT: Teen Youth Violence Skit
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 4:30 pm
WHERE: Cahill Recreation Center, 4001 Clifton Avenue
WHAT: Teen Kickball Tournament
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHERE: J.D. Gross Recreation Center
WHAT: Teen Rap Session
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 5:00 pm
WHERE: Chick Webb Recreation Center, 623 N. Eden Street
WHAT: Co-Ed Basketball
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 5:00 pm
WHERE: C.C. Jackson Recreation Center, 4910 Park Heights Avenue
WHAT: Violence Prevention Skit
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 6:00 pm
WHERE: Cecil-Kirk Recreation Center, 2000 Cecil Avenue
WHAT: Open Hearts
Hosted by: Baltimore United Viewfinders & Mi Espacio at CASA de Maryland
WHEN: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Studio Center, Sheila & Richard Riggs and Leidy Galleries, 131 W. North Avenue
WHAT: Soccer Program
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 5:00 pm
WHERE: Mora Crossman Recreation Center, 701 S. Rappolla Street
WHAT: Teen Anti-Bullying Workshop
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
WHEN: 7:00 pm
WHERE: Greenmount Recreation Center, 2304 Greenmount Avenue
Saturday, April 12
WHAT: Baseball Clinic
Hosted by: Badges for Baseball
WHEN: TBA. For more information, email BmoreYVP@baltimorecity.gov or call 443-984-3566.
WHERE: Park Heights Field, 4910 Park Heights Avenue
WHAT: Family Strengthening Training (Call 410-578-8004 to confirm attendance.)
Hosted by: WIN Family Services
WHEN: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
WHERE: WIN Family Services, 2502 W. Northern Parkway
WHAT: National Youth Violence Prevention Week Talent Show
Hosted by: Safe Streets Mondawmin
WHEN: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Parkview Recreation Center, 2610 Francis Street
WHAT: Ova East
Hosted by: MICA PLACE
WHEN: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
WHERE: MICA PLACE, 814 N. Collington Avenue
WHAT: Community BBQ
Hosted by: Safe Streets East
WHEN: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: 700 block of Bradford Street
WHAT: Teen Anti-Bullying Workshop
Hosted by: Baltimore City Recreation & Park
WHEN: 7:00 pm
WHERE: Ft. Worthington Recreation Center, 2710 E. Hoffman Street
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