Leadership Civics in Trenton High
The Citizens Campaign announced last week the launch of a Leadership Civics course at Trenton Central High School’s West Campus. Trenton High Alum and current Social Studies teacher Jerell Blakeley was the leading force that brought this innovative curriculum to Trenton. Read our Op-Ed in the Trenton Times or check out The Trentonian’s story on the Leadership Civics course.
Update from the Public Safety Subcommittee
By Afnan Rashid – With the many transitions in Trenton’s public offices, public safety remains a constant concern of the citizenry. Accessibility to policy makers, inclusion in the policy making process, and increasing public awareness of existing programs and policies that ensure the ability of those who live, work, and play in the city are needed. Many are still getting to know the new mayor and police director. They desire transparency and understanding in policies such as the Trenton Violence Reduction Strategy – how the program works, its merits, and how neighborhoods can assist in this endeavor. Click here to read more.
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