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Office of Safe Neighborhoods Newsroom - 2013 Archive

City Makes Strides in Creating Safer Neighborhoods
One year after a civic group released a comprehensive report to reduce violence and create even safer neighborhoods in Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined the progress made the past 12 months and looked ahead to future challenges.

Mayor Names Anthony Smith Director for Safe Neighborhoods
Saying that every neighborhood in Louisville must be safe and secure, Mayor Greg Fischer today named a new director who will oversee violence prevention and reduction strategies.

Mayor Announces Summer Jobs Opportunities for Youth
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced plans for putting at least 800 Louisville young adults, ages 16 – 21, to work this summer by expanding community support of the annual Mayor’s SummerWorks Program. Fischer also said the annual Youth Opportunity Showcase will be held Feb. 16 to connect youth to employers who have part-time and full-time jobs.