Rep. La Shawn Ford and Fathers Who Care partnered to host the 2015 Youth Summit on December 12th.
The 2015 Youth Summit was held to provide a warm and nurturing environment for parents and youth to convene for the purpose of bridging the generational gaps in promoting a safe and drug free community.
The following outlets were presented:
1. Youth and Parent Workshops on the Issues of the Day
2. Resources for College and Ongoing Youth Leadership and Development
3. Rebuilding the Trust Factor Between Law Enforcement and the Community
4. Dispelling the Negative Stereotypes in Young People and Their Association with Street Gangs
Fathers Who Care, West Garfield Park Youth Council and Rep. Lashawn Ford and other Community Stakeholders have been collaborating on ways and best practices in educating and empowering our future leaders.