SOURCE: SEA

SEA

November 15, 2011 11:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: The Beat of 100 Drums: Shifting Minds From Violence to Peace

2nd Annual Youth Peace Movement Conference Presented by Soledad Enrichment Action (SEA) and USC

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2011) -

WHAT: High-risk and gang affected youth have created and will present a program to teach each other about how to promote peace within L.A.'s most violent neighborhoods including South Los Angeles and Boyle Heights. SEA students, parents, community leaders, government and law enforcement officials from around the nation will come together to develop strategies to bring peace to their communities.

TELEVISION, PHOTO DESK & PRINT MEDIA EVENTS

WHEN: Thursday, November 17th @ 9:30 - 10:30am
WHERE
: USC, Davidson Center, 3400 S. Figueroa, on the corner of Jefferson & Figueroa
WHAT: PEACE CONFERENCE OPENING CEREMONY

  • 350 SEA students and other high-risk and gang affected youth in attendance
  • Nathan Arias, CEO, SEA
  • Tom Sayles, VP, Government Relations, USC
  • Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams
  • SEA program leaders, bi-lingual gang intervention specialists

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WHEN: Friday, November 18th @ 3:00pm sharp!
WHERE:
USC Campus, Galen Center 3400 S. Figueroa, on the corner of Jefferson & Figueroa
WHAT: PEACE DRUM CLOSING CEREMONY: BEAT OF 100 DRUMS

  • 350 SEA students and other high-risk and gang affected youth
  • 100 live drummers
  • Led by Native American elders
  • High-risk youth from around the U.S to participate via Skype

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INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

  • Nathan Arias, CEO, SEA and Keynote Speaker
  • Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
  • Tom Sayles, VP, Government Relations, USC

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SEA Charter School students, SEA program leaders, bi-lingual gang intervention specialists, etc. are also available for interviews. Press credentials required. Contact us for courtesy media parking and other details. Please visit: http://www.seacharter.net.

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