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DVP Town Hall: Determined To Thrive

This event was held online on October 22, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021

11:00am to 2:00pm

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The Department of Violence Prevention is hosting a community town hall on creating a safer, healthier Oakland. This convening will support the Department of Violence Prevention, partner agencies, and community stakeholders engage in the conversations and co-learning necessary to deepen our collective knowledge, strengthen our partnerships, and fortify our commitment to community healing, safety, and justice.

The goals of the Town Hall are to:

  • Outline the DVP’s priorities and values around community safety
  • Raise awareness about best practices in violence prevention and community safety
  • Build shared understanding about the critical work community-based organizations are engaging
  • Strengthen partnerships and inspire creative cross-sector collaboration
  • Fortify commitment to centering the strengths and needs of our most marginalized in our city-wide public safety, healing, and justice strategies

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Guillermo Cespedes, DVP Chief
  • Sarai Crain, DVP Deputy Chief
  • Kentrell Killens, DVP Direct Service Coordinator
  • Mike Muscadine, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice
  • Briana Manning, Urban Peace Movement
  • Carlos Jackson, Youth Alive
  • Chantal Hildebrand, Alliance for Girls

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*The meeting will be recorded to support broader community access.

Event Type: Community Meeting

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