MEDIA ADVISORYMarch 23, 2011


Event Contacts:                                    

Val Joyner, BFL                                                                                   

O: 314.746.0824   

M: 510.798.1131                                                     


James Clark, BFL

O: 314.378.4026           




Better Family Life Announces New Anti-Violence Meeting Series

“End the Silence…Stop the Violence” Starts March 23 


ST. LOUIS, MO—Better Family Life, Inc. today announced a new anti-violence meeting series that will focus on high-crime neighborhoods within the 5th, 6th and 7th Districts of the City of St. Louis.  The series will also offer job placement and education resources and support.  James Clark, BFL’s vice president of Community Outreach, will moderate a panel discussion that will address solutions to crime and community stabilization.

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WHAT:            Resource Meeting


WHEN:            6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

TODAY (Wednesday, March 23, 2011)


WHERE:           St. Peters AME Church

                        4730 Margaretta Ave., St. Louis, MO 63115



Future Meeting Dates:

April 6 (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)                    

Gamble Center                                   

2907 Gamble St., 63106                     

April 20 (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)

Ford Elementary School

1383 Clara Ave., 63112

May 4 (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)

St. Mathews Lutheran Church

5402 Wren Ave., 63120

May 18 (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)                                                                         

Cote Brilliant Presbyterian Church                                           

4673 Labadie Ave., 63115                                                                            

June 1st (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)

Clay Elementary School

3820 N. 14th Street, 63107

Reporters and photographers are strongly encouraged to attend.  Contact Val Joyner at 314.746.0824 to schedule an interview.


About Better Family Life, Inc.

Better Family Life, Inc. (BFL) is a non-profit community development corporation that is dedicated to the prosperity and growth of the American family. BFL’s mission is to plan and establish social, cultural, artistic, youth, economic, housing, educational, and clinical / wellness programs that help to promote positive and innovative changes within the metropolitan St. Louis community. Much of BFL’s programming is geared toward people who are unemployed, underemployed, disadvantaged and skill-deficient.  For more information about BFL, visit:


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