California Families in Focus - March 16, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Angel Macias-562-900-8686 or email@example.com
Long Beach, March 16, 2019 - California Families in Focus, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving youth and family, in association with the Long Beach Education Foundation, Lori Smith Makeup and Photography, CSULB Center for Community Engagement, Nu Tau Beta Fraternity, Cali War-Women's football, The International Imperial Court of Long Beach, Freedom Through Healing, Boo2Bullying, United Against Hate, 23 Seeds of Greatness, and Angels Model Academy proudly invite you to the Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the Kimberly Maddox Youth Dream Center.
The event will be held on Saturday March 16, from 2pm- 4pm at Long Beach St. Luke's Episcopal Church 525 E. 7th St. Long Beach, CA 90813. The dedication will honor Kimberly Maddox, a well loved and respected Long Beach Police Detective who passed away in September 2016 from ovarian cancer.
Please contact Angel Macias at 562-900-8686 or firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or for further information.
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Kimberly Maddox Youth Dream Center cannot come soon enough. With child suicides and gang and gun related violence in the news lately, one can only wonder what the motivation behind all of this could be, but California Families in Focus is taking things a step further by opening up an all inclusive and safe space for youth and their families to gather and attend empowerment, leadership and entrepreneur classes, workshops and community mobilization meetings.
This past fall a few of the California Families in Focus Associate members suffered personal family losses to suicide resulting from bullying and gang violence, suicides of children as young as 9 years old to a promising 18 year old dental hygienist and a young male caught up in gang violence. “I can’t stress enough that it is imperative that we as a community ban together and provide the necessary resources to our community so that we can educate and work together with parents, teachers, public and private organizations and school personnel and administration to protect our children and show them