October 28, 2013

Student Club at FRCC Organizes Meeting Nov. 2 to Form Peace Alliance Action Team

State Rep. Pete Lee of El Paso County, the main sponsor of Colorado’s new Restorative Justice Pilot Project law, is the keynote speaker for an organizational meeting Nov. 2 for a Student Peace Alliance Action Team in Boulder County centered at Front Range Community College.

Representatives of the Peace Alliance, a national organization that empowers civic engagement toward a culture of peace, also will speak at the event, scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Classroom Building at the Boulder County Campus, 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont.

The event, called Youth Rising: The Cutting Edge in Practical Peacebuilding, is open to the public. The campus International Affairs Club is sponsor of the event. Admission is free, but registration is requested at http://org.salsalabs.com/o/696/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=80883.

Other speakers include Beverly Title, a national consultant trainer in violence prevention and at-risk youths and founder of the Longmont Community Justice Partnership, and Bob Baskin, president of the Peace Alliance.

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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education. CCCS serves more than 162,000 students annually. The system oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions.

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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