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									Safe Silver Spring Summit, May 16, 2009

I. Mission: The mission of Safe Silver Spring is to develop strategies,
partnerships and goals to keep Silver Spring a community where people
can live, work, travel, shop and play safely.

The first Safe Silver Spring summit will bring together citizens, community
leaders, non-profit organizations, and public officials to develop an action plan
that enables communities to reduce crime and keep our neighborhoods safer.

II.   Location
Montgomery College
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
7600 Takoma Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Campus Map

III.   Summit agenda – note that the morning and afternoon sessions are
       identical; attendees should sign up for one or the other

Morning session
8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 9:00 Overview
9:10 - 10: 40 7 simultaneous workshops
10:50 - 11:20 Workshop reports, end of morning session

11:30 – 12:15 Lunch for all participants

Afternoon session
11:30- 12:00 Registration
12:25 - 12:55 Overview
1:05 – 2:35 7 simultaneous workshops
2:45 – 3:15 Workshop reports, end of afternoon session

Workshop Topics
1. Making Safe and Civil Public Spaces
2. Gangs and Pack Robberies
3. Youth: Schools, Truants, and Kids Hanging Out
4. Policing, Security, Resources and Communication
5. Por qué y cómo iniciar un programa de Vigilancia comunitaria en el vecindario
(Why and How to Start a Neighborhood Watch) (Workshop will be in Spanish )
6. Central Business District (CBD) of Silver Spring
7. Residential Neighborhoods
IV.       Organizations

Lead sponsors::

         Prezco* (Presidents’ Council of Silver Spring Civic Associations)
         SSCAB (Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board)
         Silver Spring Regional Center

Other participating organizations include::

     3rd District Police                        State Attorney’s Office
     Northwest Park Oakview Weed and            Montgomery County Criminal
      Seed                                        Justice Coordinating Council
     International Corridor C-Safe              MD Community Crime Prevention
     Downtown Silver Spring                     Montgomery County Public Schools
                                                  Safe and Drug Free Schools
     Safe Takoma                                Impact Silver Spring
     CASA de Maryland                           MD Office of Crime Control and
     USDOJ/COPS                                 Office of Councilmember Valerie

V.        Registration procedures

Advance registration is recommended by May 7th as space is limited. We prefer
that attendees contact us via email at following email address:
For those without access to email, please call 301-431-4185 ext 212

When registering, attendees will need to specify morning or afternoon session,
provide their first two choices as to workshop topics, and indicate if there is a
need for language (e.g., Spanish, Amharic, sign) translation and other special
needs, if any. We would appreciate volunteers to help us with registration, room
setups, etc. Please contact us at the above email address
(, if able to help briefly prior to the summit or during
the summit.

*Prezco neighborhoods include: East Silver Spring, Indian Spring, Linden, North
Hills of Sligo Creek, North Woodside/Montgomery Hills, Park Hills, Seven Oaks-
Evanswood, Sligo Branview, South Silver Spring, Woodside, Woodside Forest,
and Woodside Park

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