Councilwoman Emerald Hosts Conference on At-Risk Youth
On Feb. 20, City Councilwoman Marti Emerald convened a meeting of her community advisory group to focus on helping at-risk youth. A panel of youth experts, including School Board members Katherine Nakamura and Shelia Jackson, Mid-City Division Police Captain Lawrence McKinney, and representatives from Youth Empowerment Focus, STAR/PAL, Motivating the Teen Spirit, San Diego Youth Services, and SAY San Diego, described the challenges facing young people today. The Crawford High Educational Complex hosted the meeting. For more information, please contact William Laine, Principal of Crawford CHAMPs, at (619) 583-2501 ext. 2460 o firstname.lastname@example.org.