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Alfred Street Baptist Church Invites NABJ Members to “Lessons Learned from Ferguson"
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When: 10/11/2014
1:00 PM
Where: Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314
Contact: Carla Welborn
703-683-2222 ext.: 244
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Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va, invites NABJ Members to  “Lessons Learned from Ferguson'.  Confirmed guest panelists include, Alexandria Police Chief, Earl Cook and Alexandria City Manager, Rashad Young as well as other notable community experts. The event will be held on Saturday, October 11 from 1:00pm to 3:45pm.

ASBC the oldest and largest African-American Baptist church congregation in Alexandria, Virginia in conjunction with their Social Justice Ministry to host a community forum on the lessons learned from the Ferguson, Missouri tragedy. ASBC’s Social Justice and Men’s Ministries invite the entire Alexandria community to participate in this all important panel discussion on community and police relations as  it relates to the  tragic death of Michael Brown; the unarmed African-American teenager, killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

The forum is an effort by Alfred Street Baptist Church and their Social Justice Ministry to facilitate discussions about how the community and police can work together and have positive interactions which in turn will prevent tragedies of this nature in the Alexandria, Virginia community and surrounding areas. More importantly, the forum will address and offer solutions to prevent these types of tragedies and incidents from occurring going forward.

This forum is FREE and open to the public.

Confirmed Panelists include:

Earl Cook, Alexandria Police Chief
Rashad Young, Alexandria City Manager
Dr. Kristy Arnold, Counseling Psychologist, Year Up, Director of Student Services
Vincent Jones, Youth Mentoring Organizer, Former Alexandria Police Officer
Keva J. McDonald, Criminal Defense Attorney

For more information, visit  or call (703) 683-2222.

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