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Voice of the Citizen meeting aimed at curbing violence

Posted at: 12/11/2012 6:32 AM

How do you think we can curb violence in our community? City officials want to hear your experiences and ideas.

Tuesday evening is the first of four “Voice of the Citizen” meetings.

Rochester Mayor Tom Richards and Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard will be at each meeting. The format of these forums will different than past ones to help people feel comfortable enough to speak.

Tuesday’s meeting is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Frederick Douglass Resource Center on King Street.

There will be two other meetings in January and one in February:
Tuesday, January 15: Carter Street Community Center on Carter Street(6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)
Tuesday, January 29: Edgerton Community Center on Backus Street(6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 5: Cobbs Hill Park-Lake Riley Lodge on Norris Drive(6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)