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Friday, May 08, 2015

Chairman Eaves and V-103 to Host "Peace in the Streets Summer Block Party 2015" Event is part of county's involvement in White House My Brother's Keeper Initiative

ATLANTA - Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John H. Eaves will partner with V-103 and CBS Radio to host the "Peace in the Streets Summer Block Party" as part of his ongoing support of President Barack Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative seeking greater engagement and assistance to minority males. This event will promote positive activity among our young people and encourage them to seek non-violent solutions to conflict.

"It is my hope that in the midst of a day of fun and activities for these young people, that we don't lose sight of the need to provide our youth with alternatives to the streets," says Chairman Eaves.

The block party is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Welcome All Park, 4255 Will Lee Road, College Park, 30349. Activities will begin at 2 p.m. and conclude 8 p.m. Activities will include live performances, arts and crafts, anti-bullying demonstrations and pony rides for the young attendees. The block party is free of charge to all who attend. CBS Radio and WVEE-FM (V-103) will host live broadcasts from the event.

This event is part of Fulton County's ongoing involvement with the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative which seeks to discourage youth from lives of crime and to increase graduation and employment rates among young men of color.

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