City of San Jose


Paul Pereira / Jose Lujano 
Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo - City of San Jose 
(408) 535-4832 


Saturday, October 15, 2016
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

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San Jose City College
Main Gym
2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128 

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Bus Routes
Served by VTA Bus Routes 61, 62 & 65 

2016 Crime and Gang Prevention Summit  

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the City of San Jose, we would like to invite you to attend the Eighth Annual Crime and Gang Prevention Summit sponsored by the Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force. The purpose of this summit is to promote and encourage partnerships among residents, the City of San Jose, and local community-based organizations to build a safer and more vibrant city.

The summit will feature informational workshops, a community resource fair, children’s activities*, and a free lunch for participants. Workshop topics include:

  • The Compadres Network: Cultura, hope & culturally rooted concepts of El Hombre Noble (The Noble Man)
  • Faith Response Team: The role of faith communities in responding to and preventing youth violence
  • Gang Awareness 101: Realities of being in a gang, common indicators, and intervention efforts
  • Gender Responsive Model: Responding proactively to emerging gang trends involving females
  • The Overfelt Project: How changes in school culture lead to changes in behavior
  • Police/ Community Relations: Building community through accountability

Dr. Jerry Tello, an internationally recognized expert in the areas of fatherhood, family strengthening, community peace and mobilization, and culturally based violence prevention/ intervention issues, will discuss the importance of identifying, preventing and healing the pain of relationship and community violence as part of the keynote address.

All interested individuals are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP online by Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Space is limited, so please sign up early. If you have any questions, please call the Mayor's office:

Paul Pereira (English / Spanish) – 408-535-4832
Jose Lujano (Spanish language needs) – 408-535-4856
Candace Le (Vietnamese language needs) – 408-535-4823


Raul Peralez
Magdalena Carrasco
Sam Liccardo
Rose Herrera 
Vice Mayor
Raul Peralez
Magdalena Carrasco