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Step Up Earlimart Gang Awareness Event

Friday, February 03, 2012

Leaders in the South Valley town of Earlimart are hosting an anti-gang summit.

The Tulare County Sheriff's Department says there are four known gangs in the small town with a population of more than 15-thousand people.

The free resource fair is designed for community members who are concerned about gang violence, drug activity, and keeping youth involved in positive activities. Participants will be able to sign up and volunteer with various organizations.

Earlimart Middle School
785 E. Center Avenue
Thursday, February 02, 2012
4:40pm to 7:15pm
Free

The Step Up Earlimart Gang Awareness Event will begin at 4:40 At Earlimart Middle School.

Organizers say these events are not held because of increased gang violence, but to promote a better quality of life for it's residents.

Four more summits will be held throughout Tulare County through May.

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