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City of Akron PeaceMakers Hosts "You and the Law" Workshops


City of Akron Press Release
Published: 03-24-2016

Akron, Ohio, March 24, 2016–   The City of Akron PeaceMakers and the Akron Police Department are offering free “You and the Law” workshops at various locations throughout Akron and surrounding communities. Teen and adult residents are encouraged to attend. No cost or registration is required.

The 90-minute sessions are facilitated by an Akron police officer and assisted by members of the Akron Peacemakers. Workshops offer practical demonstrations and guidelines on positive interactions with law enforcement officers.

Workshop dates and locations:

March 29, 1:30 p.m.       Joy Park Homes, 524 Fuller Street, Akron 44306

March 31, 1:30 p.m.       Valley View Apartments, 943 Springdale Street, Akron 44310

April 5, 1:30 p.m.            Van Buren Apartments, 410 Pasadena Place, Barberton

April 9, Noon                   Kenmore Branch Library, 969 Kenmore Boulevard, Akron 44314

May 19, 5:30 p.m.           Edgewood Village, 491 Vernon Odom Boulevard, Akron 44307

June 14, 1:30 p.m.          Honey Locust Gardens, 3299 Prange Drive, Cuyahoga Falls

The PeaceMakers is an anti-crime/youth civic program designed to facilitate Akron’s youth about their government, community organizations and police. Participants will learn about Akron’s history, tour City facilities and get a behind-the scenes look at how city government works. The PeaceMakers also affords the opportunity to meet City officials and department heads one-on-one. The program is sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of Community Relations. You can learn more about the program by visiting

For further information, contact:
Christine R. Curry
Director of Communications
166 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: 330-375-2209

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