Celebrating Not My Son campaign

ST. PETERSBURG — The City of St. Petersburg will host an event celebrating this year’s Not My Son campaign, a grassroots community intervention initiative that focuses on reducing violence among African-American youth.

Attendees will get an update about the first year of the Cohort of Champions, a program focused on improving educational and economic outcomes for African-American males ages 12-24. The City will also announce new programs under the My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper initiative – including a Youth Program Development Grant funding opportunity for non-profit organization serving at-risk youth in St. Petersburg.

Where:  Enoch D. Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S, St. Petersburg

When:   Friday, Aug. 4 at 5:30 p.m.

A community canvass led by Faith Church and Rev. J.C. Pritchett, II will immediately follow the press event.

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