Community partners' 4th open house seeks to empower Toledo's youth

WHAT: Partners Empowering Community Safety Empowering-Zone 4
WHERE: Believe Center, 1 Aurora Gonzalez Dr, Toledo OH 43609
WHEN: Monday, March 21, 2016, 6-8 p.m.

On Monday, March 21, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m., a community event at Believe Center will feature Toledo-area human services providers, elected officials, public agencies, and various experts to focus on community involvement to help prevent and recover from issues as it relates to Personal Safety, Drug Abuse, and Bullying. Listen to inspiring personal stories from community members personal testimonies from community members as well as an opportunity to create, what are called, Empowerment-Zones-or "E-Zones"-to link those most affected byviolence to much-needed services. "E-Zone 4" is free and open to the public; food and refreshments will be served.

About PECS - Partners Empowering Community Safety is a partnership of Toledo-area citizens, elected officials, business leaders, law enforcement, fire and rescue, court officers, education system

leaders, clergy, graduate students, and public agencies have been working together to help end violence in the Toledo community. From these meetings "Partners Empowering Community Safety (PECS)" took shape. PECS is working hard to build protective factors, meet needs, address concerns, and simply make Toledo a better place. • 567-455-1049

Posted by Stacy Weber on Monday, March 21, 2016.