OAKLAND -- Young people will have a chance to direct questions to a panel made up of a police officer, a prosecutor and a school official at the Oakland NAACP Annual Imani Youth Leadership Conference on Saturday.

The fourth annual conference gets under way at 9 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. at Acts Full Gospel Church, 1064 66th Ave., Oakland.

At 1 p.m., a special panel, "Stop the Violence," will target efforts to curtail the violence that has affect the city's youth.

The panel includes a representative of the police department, assistant district attorney Terry Wiley, who is head of the Juvenile Division; Marlin L. McWilson, Alameda County Board of Education trustee, Area 2; president of the Black Youth Leadership Project; and a representative from the National NAACP.

For more information contact Cynthia Adams at 510-219-3840, or oaklandnaacp1051@yahoo.com.



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