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Mayor Vincent C. Gray to Hold October Youth Town Hall Meeting At Turkey Thicket Recreation Center in Ward 5

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WHO/WHAT: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, DC Youth Advisory Council Director Cedric Jennings and other representatives from the Gray Administration will hold the 4th of the Mayor’s regular town hall meetings to discuss the concerns important
to young people in the District. In recognition of October as “College Awareness Month,” youth, parents and guardians will be informed of resources available to prepare for college.

WHEN: Saturday, October 29, 2011
12 noon – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
1100 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20017


Mayor Gray has committed to holding monthly youth town hall meetings across the District. Modeled after the youth hearings he instituted when he was Council Chairman, Mayor Gray aims to tell young people about the ways the District government can help them and hear their ideas on how the government can improve their lives. This will be the 4th of his youth town halls for residents 21-years-old and younger. Previous meetings were held in Wards 8, 7 and 6.