Event description

Due to the rise on violence on the East Side of San Antonio, the San Antonio Fighting Back Group Violence Intervention program, the Office of Eastpoint, and other community partners will be hosting a screening of the documentary “Our Divided City” followed by a panel discussion on violence on San Antonio’s East Side. “Our Divided City” looks at violence on the East Side of Kansas City, MO from various perspectives and the efforts being done to reduce that community’s high level of violence. Following the documentary, a panel of speakers from a variety of backgrounds will discuss the efforts to both reduce Eastside violence and bridge the gap between the justice system and community.

Speakers

Kim Anderson, Gifts of Love from Above
Nicolas “Nico” LaHood, Bexar County District Attorney
Debra Jordan, Bexar County Reentry Program Manager
Margaret Leachman, US Attorney’s Office Criminal Chief 

Remarks by District 2 Councilman Warrick and Mayor Ivy Taylor 

Host

fightingback

Map

The Carver Community Cultural Center (in the Jo Long Theatre)
226 N. Hackberry Street, San Antonio TX, 78202
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