New Haven, Connecticut (PressExposure) June 17, 2009 -- Saturday June 20, 2009 at 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Location: Community Center 230 Ashmun Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Gun Violence Awareness Month 2009 is the first ever initiative declaring Urban Gun Violence as a National Public Health Emergency Campaign in America.
On Monday June 20, 2009 at 10:00 A.M.-12:00P.M.CTRIBAT Institute for Social Development Inc. will conduct an Interactive violence prevention workshop âGuns Flue.â The purpose of this workshop is to provide youth, young adults, parents, social workers, community leaders and others with life saving information and life skills about how urban gun violence has become a behavioral disease that is infecting every aspect of American culture.
CTRIBAT Institute for Social Development Inc. Founder and Executive Director Shafiq Abdussabur stated that Urban Gun Violence has become a National Public Health Emergency and I hope that President Obama takes sharp notice of this deadly virus that is destroying our future leaders of tomorrow!â
This event will be held free of charge to the public for both male and females. A light lunch will be served.
CTRIBAT (Children & Teens Retreat) Institute for Social Development Inc. is an award winning urban-based program that focuses on eliminating gun violence among Americaâs children, teens, and young adults. CTRIBAT Institute for Social Development Inc.received the 2008 All-American City Award.
To lean more about this exclusive workshop visit: [http://WWW.WhyOurChildrenCarryGuns.com] Contact person: CTRIBAT Inc. CEO Shafiq Abdussabur 203-675-7075
Gun Violence Awareness Month Sponcors: City of New Haven: Mayor John DeStefano, Jr., NAACP, New Haven Board of Police Commissioners, New Haven Police Department,Tess Wheelwright, New Haven Board of Alderpersons State Representative Gary Holder Whitfield, Alderman Greg Morehead, New Haven Board of Education, APG Marketing and Promotions, Red Bull, Reebok, Universal Music Group, Def Jam, Masjid Al-Islam, Masjid Muhammad, Christian Community Center, New Haven Public Library, Planned Parenthood, Yale University Office of New Haven and State Affairs, Yale New Haven Hospital, Male Involvement Network, TYCO Printing, SEA-TV, Yale Police Department, Housing Authority Of New Haven, Jawalla Scouts, New Haven Independent, Balance Fitness Studio For Women, Nation Drill Team, Local 530, CCFC, Abdussabur LLC, BOLDMINDS LLC, Custom Tees, People Against Injustice, National Association Black Law Enforcement Officers, Brotherhood Leadership Summit, Juvenile Review Board, New Haven Family Alliance, JCC, Center Street Lounge, Butta Jays, Blue State Coffee, Bar, Camp Antrum, Downtown Pizza, Keys to the City, 5-Senses, Gothem City, Nation Drill Team, Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, Edge of the Woods,