1997 Aug 23: the ReCaps Convention

"It's time to Weed the Garden!"

Austin (15th District) Drug Area Shutdown Program

| Updates: August, 1997 | March, 1998 |
| August 23, 1997 Convention Program | Convention Convenors and Sponsors
| Proposed Convention Outcomes
| Proposed Beat Facilitator Qualifications | Proposed Media Coverage |

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August 23 Convenors

  • THE AUSTIN VOICE (773-889-0880)
  • Chicago Civic Media Project (312-661-1199)

August 23 Convention Co-sponsors

  • Chicago Police Department 15th District Commander John Richardson
  • 24th Ward Alderman Michael Chandler
  • 5400 & 5500 W. Cortez Block Club
  • Black Brothers United (Englewood)
  • Brotherhood of Black Men (Butch Campbell, Director),
  • Citizens Alert
  • Community Action Council, Georgia Clayton, President
  • Harold Davis, Black Men Working Organization
  • Harriet Tubman Place/PathFinders
  • I AM Brotherhood
  • MAD DADS
  • Shirley Nelson, Facilitator, Beats 1522 & 1532
  • Northeast Austin Organization (NAO)
  • Pearlie King, 5000 West Crystal Block Club
  • Prevention Partnership
  • Jasper Roy, President, 100 S. Waller Block Club
  • United Front Anti-Crime Organization, Brenetta Howell Barrett, Exec. Director
  • Dexter Watson, 2900 W. Washington Blvd. Block Club.

Austin Community Policing Convention

Saturday, August 23 - 11 AM to 5 PM

Pine Avenue United Church, 1015 N. Pine Avenue (5500 W)

Convention Program and Participants

11:00 AM.

FIRST PLENARY SESSION.

Presentations by

  • Brad Cummings, Associate Editor, THE AUSTIN VOICE
  • John Richardson, 15th District Commander
  • Clif Kelley, WVON and WGCI Radio

1:30 PM.

FIVE WORKSHOPS. Each 50 minute workshop will be given twice.

  • Community Organizing 101. The New Breed of Block Clubs
  • Community Organizing 102. Beat Facilitators: the Next Generation
  • Policing the Police: Responsiveness & Accountability
  • Nuisance Abatement: Making the Law Work For You
  • Young, Hassled, and Black: Creating the 15th District Youth Advisory Council

3:30 PM

SECOND PLENARY:

Reports from all 5 workshops. More open mike.

4:00 PM

FOOD 'N' FELLOWSHIP

Get to know your neighbors in your beat with food donated by West Side restaurants. (we'll thank them here soon.)

Conference Participant Packet

A packet for each participant will contain the following

1 Schedule of the day's events w. names of speakers

2 Questionnaire to be filled out and returned during first plenary session

3 Draft List of qualifications for Beat Facilitators

4 Volunteer Signup Sheet:

5 Map of 15th District CAPS beats

6 Wallet card/list of important phone numbers

7 CAPS info from Internet or City of Chicago (4-6 pages)

8 Pen & Pad

9 First Offense wallet card for kids (Patricia Harris)

10 Painters Cap: "REAL CAPS cap"

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