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ASEZ Future Leader Forum in Virginia, U.S.

  • Nation | U.S.
  • Date | April 28, 2019
ⓒ 2019 WATV
ⓒ 2019 WATV
On April 28, 2019, the ASEZ Future Leader Forum was held at the Church of God in Newport News, VA, U.S. The purpose of the forum was to nurture university students as the future leaders in reducing and preventing crimes and to develop plans to encourage the participation of citizens. The police officials of the city, ASEZ members, and 90 residents came together to reduce crime and to make the community safer.

This forum was held as part of the ASEZ’s “Reduce Crime Together” project. Steven Drew the Newport News Police Chief, Sheriff Gabriel Morgan, Professor Daniel Warman at the Norfolk State University, and Jeffrey Riddle the local lawyer spoke at the forum. They emphasized the importance of education and participation in reducing and preventing crime. Furthermore, they said that the concern and consideration based on a mother’s love can help reduce the gap between community members and their conflicts.

After giving their presentations, the speakers agreed to cooperate with ASEZ and supported its activities through their signatures. Sheriff Gabriel Morgan said, “I could feel your wish to make a real change. This organization (ASEZ) knows exactly what the urgent issue of our community is, and this made my heart burn with passion.”

That day, the participants discussed the realizable action plans for crime prevention in daily life, and took the first step together towards a safer community with the heart of a mother.