Public Safety Alert - Show your Strength and Attend Emergency Press Conference at 3PM, Today
THE COMMUNITY REMAINS VIGILANT IN LIGHT OF A SEXUAL ATTACK THAT TOOK PLACE THURSDAY MORNING; THE VICTIM WAS WALKING TO WORK AT BROOKLYN HOSPITAL WHEN THE ASSAULT OCCURRED
Council Member Letitia James; State Senator Velmanette Montgomery; Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries; the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Public Safety Task Force; and concerned residents will gather on the corner of St. Felix Street and Fulton Street for an emergency press conference on Friday, Jan. 23rd, at 3 pm, to discuss this incident and the need for practicing self-protection.
This unfortunate criminal attack happened on Thursday during the early morning hours. Elected officials and residents are using the incident as an opportunity to call for more police presence in the community. Also, it is an occasion for everyone to remember to increase their awareness when walking alone, and specifically for women to remember safety tips, and practice awareness and self-defense tactics at all times.
WHO: Elected Officials, Public Safety Task Force Members, and Residents
WHAT: Press Conference to Address Criminal Attacks, as well as Self-Protection and Safety Tips
WHEN: January 23rd at 3:00 pm
WHERE: Corner of St. Felix and Fulton Streets in Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Contact: Amyre Loomis and/or Alfred Chiodo at (718) 260-9191
Be and Act Aware, Take Charge, Get Help - http://www.womensdefensecenter.com/protection1.htm