Better Family Life
KMOX’S Carol Daniel talks to the Vice President for Community Outreach with the St. Louis-based community development agency, Better Family Life Inc. about the violence in the St. Louis, Mo. region. James Clark explains why it’s happening and who should step up to help.
James Clark talked about Better Family Life’s goal to transform at-risk individuals and reclaim high-crime communities.
A community outreach leader warned the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights that warm weather may spark more street violence stemming from lingering anger over racial profiling and police shootings.
There was another night of unrest in Ferguson, but less than two hours earlier, the NAACP talked with community members at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church in Jennings.
On Wednesday, Bridgeway Behavorial Health, the National Counsel on Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Better Family Life will host a town hall meeting on the impact of drug addiction on St. Louis families.
In the past two weeks, an 11-year old boy has been shot and killed in South Saint Louis, and an 11-year old girl and 15-year old were shot and wounded in North Saint Louis in separate incidents.
A recent study by the Violence Policy Center has spelled out what one local man already knew. Crime against young black men are at unacceptable levels and needs to be addressed and stopped.
Director James Clark says the group wants to get back to the basics of faith, family and neighborhood.
Congress fails to fund part of the FAA. Hilarity ensues. Amnesty for those who might need it and blasting a loved ones ashes in shotgun shells.