Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Hosts Public Forum in Daytona Beach
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–The Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys will host a public forum on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, located at 539 George West Engram Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Fla. The purpose of the public forum is to hear from community leaders and the public on issues and concerns affecting black men and boys.
The Council’s next business meeting will be on Friday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. at the Hilton Daytona Beach, located at 100 North Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, Fla. The purpose of the meetings is to update the Council’s bylaws and focus on a 2013 summit. All meetings are open to the public.
The Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys is administratively housed within the Attorney General’s Office. Created by the Legislature during the 2006 Legislative Session, the Council is charged with studying the conditions affecting black men and boys, including: homicide rates, arrest and incarceration rates, poverty, violence, drug abuse, death rates, disparate annual income levels, health issues and school performance.
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