A violence prevention center has been approved in Jackson, MS

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-07-26 21:01:50

A Violence Prevention Center Has Been Approved In Jackson, MS

The city of Jackson is moving forward with creating an office for violence prevention and trauma recovery that was announced in early May, said Safiya R. Omari, Jackson chief of staff in a press conference Tuesday morning.

The National League of Cities and Wells Fargo Bank awarded Jackson a $700,000 grant in May to create the office. 

In addition, the city will hire an executive…

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