The Fayette County branch of the NAACP is hosting a school safety summit. CONTRIBUTED

Fayette NAACP hosts school safety program

Clayton County Public Schools has joined with the Fayette County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Education Committee to participate in the A Call to Action Town Hall Summit, according to a press release.

Created with a theme of “An Educated Approach to our Children’s Safety,” the purpose of this summit is to engage stakeholders by taking a proactive approach to address the issue of “Guns in Our Schools,” according to organizers. Clayton County Superintendent/CEO of Schools, Morcease J. Beasley and CCPS Chief of School Police, Thomas Trawick will participate in a panel discussion.

The event will take place 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Sam’s Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave., Fayetteville. Other partners include Fayette County Board of Education, the Griffin-Spaulding County School System, Georgia State University’s Criminal Justice and Criminology Department, Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development, McIntosh Trail – Mental Health – Fayette County Counseling Center and the Public Policy Development of the Southeast Region, Inc.

Information: Fayette County Branch of the NAACP at (770) 954-6021.

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