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Host of the summit and leading the discussion is Chief Mark A. Kroeker of the Portland Police Bureau.
Purpose: To develop a comprehensive action plan, raising awareness of media violence and the influence it has on our youth.
When: Friday, October 19, 2001, 9:00am- 5:00pm
Where: Portland Conference Center, 300 NE Multnomah St, Portland, Oregon
What: A summit on causes and prevention strategies relating to our youth and how they are influenced by television, movies, music, and video game violence. In addition, there will be a resource and information fair where existing programs and materials will be shared.
Who should attend: Community leaders, educators and school officials, youth, public safety, school resource officers, politicians and members of the faith community.
How: An opportunity to develop prevention and intervention strategies to decrease youth violence.
Guest speaker will be nationally recognized child violence expert and Pulitzer nominated author Lt. Col. David Grossman. A multi-disciplinary panel will be joining the discussion and includes: Chief Mark A. Kroeker, Portland Police Bureau Lt. Colonel Dave Grossman, Killology Research Group Dr. Hill Walker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior, University of Oregon Kay D. Toran, President/CEO, Volunteers of America Of Oregon Virginia Salinas, Chair, Portland Police Bureau Hispanic Advisory Council Keith Lee, Chinese American Citizens Alliance
Facilitating the round table discussion will be Ms. Melissa Mills, a former news reporter and anchor for the local ABC affiliate, KATU. She is a professional journalist with over 18 years of broadcast experience.
For more information about this event, please contact Merilee Laurens, Youth Crime Prevention Division at (503) 823-2078, or firstname.lastname@example.org
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