Brooklyn leaders hold anti-violence summit at St. Francis College

Local leaders held an emergency anti-violence summit at St. Francis College to discuss ways to reduce gun and gang violence in the borough. Religious leaders

Religious leaders and politicians joined community organizers at the summit.

Religious leaders and politicians joined community organizers at the summit. (2/2/13)

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Local leaders held an emergency anti-violence summit Saturday morning at St. Francis College to discuss ways to reduce gun and gang violence in the borough.

Religious leaders and politicians joined community organizers at the summit, where they all signed an initiative to combat gun and gang violence in Brooklyn. Resources such as parent counseling, mentoring and peer-to-peer tutoring were also discussed.

Those who attended the summit say they hope the meeting will produce solid plans that will bring positive changes to the community.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what they think 1 Word on the Street: Amazon Go
The 25-year-old had just recently started work at 2 Police look to question ex-boyfriend in death of correction officer
3 Brooklyn Sportscast, Dec. 6
Students from across Brooklyn were specially selected to 4 BK students selected to perform with Moscow Ballet
Police have released a surveillance video they say 5 Video shows suspect vehicle used in drive by shooting in Brooklyn

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 Brooklyn nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE