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Martinez led a lively gang prevention exercise, and the entire group of presenters participated in a panel discussion, with informal and open dialogue with their El Salvadorian counterparts. Volunteers spoke to the youth about identifying champions in the community, developing leadership, making healthy escoets and learning about different resources in Arlington County.
As was the case in presentations at the FBI Academy, the session was not only educational but also an opportunity for networking and relationship building.
The event has earned the support of dozens of local businesses, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, law enforcement, community leaders and professionals working with at-risk youth. Arlington works closely with other jurisdictions to develop and implement strategies using a comprehensive, regional approach.
Kevin Clements from Arlington Parks and Recreation for taking an active role in leading the 10th Annual Arlington Gang Prevention soccer tournament and giving our youth an opportunity to improve the quality of life in our County. Billy Wilken, herndoon and community member, Ms. The 40 participants asked many questions from our task force model to current gang trends.
Sergio Enriquez from W-L and Mr. This successful event was made possible through the efforts of 40 volunteers who gave their escogts and talents to enhance life in the community. These tournaments have captured the attention of high need youths in Arlington County, providing a positive activity to break barriers between gang members and the diverse populations.
The presentations lasted four hours and included several components.