THE MOVEMENT FOR A CULTURE OF PEACE PRESENTS
OPEN COMMUNITY FORUM:
ENDING THE VIOLENCE
The Movement for a Culture of Peace (MCP) is pleased to announce the addition of Richard “Doug” Iardella, public safety liaison for the City of Wilmington, to the panel at this Saturday’s Open Community Forum at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, 719 N. Shipley St., Wilmington. Iardella, a retired city police officer, will talk about police initiatives to combat the near-record number of shootings in Wilmington this year.
SATURDAY, DEC. 6
9:00 a.m. Refreshments and Networking
Program: 9:30 TO 11:00
EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF SAINTS ANDREW AND MATTHEW
719 NORTH SHIPLEY ST. WILMINGTON 19801
The MCP—which brought together an unprecedented city-suburban coalition for the Sept. 27 March for a Culture of Peace—continues to seek solutions to pervasive violence in our community. On Dec. 6, we’ll hear from four key players in city and state government. Each of the panelists will speak for about 10 minutes and there will be plenty of time for your questions.
Shawn Allen, deputy director of Parks and Recreation and assistant to the mayor
Patrice Gibbs, program manager for Cease Violence Wilmington
Richard “Doug” Iardella, public safety liaison
Daniel Logan, deputy attorney general and member of Crime Strategies Unit
Among the questions being asked by members of the MCP are:
How is government working to stop the violence that plagues our community?
How can we achieve a culture of peace?
What must we do together as individuals and organizations?
ALL INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WELCOME
BRING YOUR QUESTIONS
The goal of the Movement for a Culture of Peace is to enable individuals and organizations to work together to build a new culture of peace in our community. For more information about joining our Movement, visit our website or call (302) 656-2721. We believe that the first step in healing our community is showing up for peace.