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New initiative: NAACP Youth takes a downtown tour

Published 8:34pm Thursday, May 9, 2013



As part of a new initiative involving the Beaufort County NAACP Youth Council and law enforcement, council members and director Chynna Bonner met with Lt. Karen Ball with Beaufort County Crime Stoppers on Thursday to get a close look at the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. The initiative — Stop the School to Prison Pipeline — on Thursday was encouraging collaboration between the council and local agencies, including law enforcement, to reduce the number of students entering the justice system. Participating in the visit were (front row, from left) Lt. Karen Ball, Nicholas Stokes, Alexis Jenkins, Chelsea Moore, Kendedria Williams, (second row, from left) Dwight Mattocks, Tiara Bryant, (third row, from left) William Norfleet, Mary Moore, Jadeai Moore, Fortune Foreman, Chynna Bonner, (back row) Manuel Collins, Sahaeel Shelton, Ashone Carswell, Breone Carswell and Chris Godley.

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