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Youth Against Violence Conference! A Collaborative Community Event

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Reeds Refuge Center

1601 North Pine Street

Wilmington, DE 19802

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Reeds Refuge will be hosting a Youth Against Violence Conference this December at our offices located at 1601 N. Pine Street Wilmington, Delaware. The primary focus of this event is to educate youth regarding violence prevention, rehabilitation, and recidivism.

However, youth will also learn how the effects of slavery and segregation have shaped the mental health of the African American families and minorities in America today. Dr. Christina Watlington who will be speaking on the legacy of slavery and the effects of mental health in black Americans and other minorities today.

Youth will be taking part in open dialog concerning the ancestry of African Americans. The discussion will include heritage and culture, which was removed from minorities, which is important for human development and growth. The activities include break out sessions and panel discussions, which will focus on racial tension in American today including its history.

Our goal is to Educate and Motivate! Youth from all School Districts including adults are welcomed to attend!

Panelist Include:

  • Dr. Christina & Malik Watlington

  • Jordan Hines

  • Tramaine Smith

  • Bashawn Dixon

  • Aja A of Dab Mediation

  • Keith James

  • Young Setta

  • El Rod

  • Wells Fargo's Black African American Team Member Network

  • Public Defenders Office

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