Youth Summit planned for this Saturday in Goldsboro High School
By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on December 10, 2008 1:46 PM
Smart Choices for Youth and Wayne County Public Schools will team up this weekend to host the second annual "Youth Violence Awareness Summit," targeting gang and drug prevention.
Saturday's event will be 9 a.m. until noon in Goldsboro High School auditorium.
It is free and open to families across Wayne County, but registration is required by Thursday. Call 735-0008 for information.
The event will feature several presentations and programs aimed at helping Wayne County youth make positive life choices, including avoiding drugs, gangs and criminal behavior.
Guest speakers include Christopher "Play" Martin, former rap artist and movie star from the duo Kid 'N Play and hip hop icon Cheryl "Salt" James Wrap from Salt-N-Pepa.
There will also be presentations made by the N.C. Gang Investigators Association and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.
For more information or to register, call 735-0008.
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