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News Release

Friday, November 14, 2014

Media Relations

Seventh Annual Teen CPAB Conference “Young Women’s Violence Prevention”

WHAT:  
Teen CPAB Conference
        
WHEN:   
Friday, November 14, 2014
8:00 a.m.

WHERE:   
San Pedro Crowne Plaza Hotel-Grand Ballroom
601 South Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA
        
WHO:   
Councilman Joe Buscaino, 15th District
Captain Gerald Woodyard, Commanding Officer Harbor Area
Rachel Thomas, M.Ed., Sowers Education Group

WHY:   
To hold Harbor Area’s Teen CPAB 7th Annual Teen Police Conference entitled,  “Doing the Hard Right, Instead of the Easy Wrong – Addressing “Young Women’s Violence Prevention.”

Harbor’s Teen CPAB consists of dedicated teens whose mission is to bridge the gap between teens and their police department via positive problem solving dialogue.  The Conference will include motivational speaker Rachel Thomas, M.Ed., Sowers Education Group.  Workshops to include:
•    Teen Dating Violence- Women’s Shelter of Long Beach empowers young women to identify the warning signs of teen dating violence and providing them the resources to help them break the cycle of abuse.
•    Bullying- The Female Perspective and The Power to Change It.
•    A Lesson in Personal Defense - Educating today's teens on being aware of their surroundings and hands on self-protection techniques.

For more information please contact Sergeant Catherine Plows, Harbor Area Community Relations Office, Conference Coordinator at 310-726-7920.



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