Facing Harsh Realities

Peninsula groups come together to host free forum on drugs and gangs

Multiple Peninsula community organizations are coming together to host a free forum on dugs and gangs Nov. 2.

In conjunction with the Odd Squad Production Society – comprising serving and retired police members – Emmanuel Covenant Church will host the event, which will encourage open discussion and provide avenues for assistance for those who want it.

Odd Squad, which works to empower youth to make positive life choices about drug use and criminal behaviour through education, will be joined by Fraser Health, Mindcheck, Youth Detox, BC Teen Challenge, Launching Pad and Luke 15 House and Realistic Success Recovery Society.

The event will be held from 2-5 p.m. at 17029 16 Ave., and is free.

RSVP to harsh.realities@hotmail.com

For more,visit www.emmanuelcovenantchurch.ca/harshrealities