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News Release

Monday, April 23, 2018

Media Relations

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What:
LAPD's very own answer to school bullying, drugs, gangs, and crime? A Just Say No Rally at Yes Academy Elementary School for 600 students, teachers, and staff. LAPD has collected and will display the over 13,000 written pledges by kids ages 4 years old to 17 years old!

When:
Monday, April 23, 2018
12:30pm to 2:30pm

Where:
Yes Academy Elementary-600 kids
3140 Hyde Park Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90043

Who:
Los Angeles Police Baseball Foundation
Los Angeles Police Department Officers
600 students, teachers, and staff

Why:
Los Angeles Police Baseball Foundation in conjunction w/ Los Angeles Police Department

Present DRUGS-GANGS-CRIME-BULLYING "Just Say No" Campaign
"The most impacting, affective, preventive, interactive, educational, entertaining, exciting, life changing youth programs out there today!"

Miss Cheresse Thomas introduced the program to their school, and with the encouragement of their teaching staff, the 600 predominantly Black and Hispanic students wrote pledges about the importance of saying no to drugs, gangs, crime, and bullying. The rally is a positive way to help interact the students and teachers with Police Officers and community mentors, who entire mission is to positively impact the lives of our youth one child at a time. Recent highlighted incidents of children being hurt by bullying and drugs in school has made this program much more important in the Los Angeles area schools.

Contact:
For information contact LAPD Baseball Team Manager, Officer Scott at (818) 456-6416 or email him at scott1soldier@aol.com.


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