FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2016
CONTACT: Norma López, Community Organizer, (714) 480-6594, email@example.com
West Anaheim Parents Organize “It’s Your Space, Use It” Rally and March to Promote a Healthier and Safer Community
(Anaheim, CA) “I have four children…I do not like to go outside with them where there’s crime. Not only my children, but all children have the right to grow up in healthy environments,” expressed a west Anaheim resident Rosario Rubio, who decided to get involved in her neighborhood and join the newly formed Parents in Action Group.
Similarly, when neighbor Deborah de la Cruz experienced, firsthand, property theft and aggression against her 13 year old, she did not flee their neighborhood. She shared, “my instinct was to stay, be brave. I cannot be running away from all the bad experiences. To the contrary, we must address them.” She added, “There is nothing better than taking the role of warrior, rather than victim.” Continue reading