Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Kids Enjoy Summer Night Lights 2009

As we kick-off the second year of the highly successful Summer Night Lights (SNL) program, I want to encourage our young people and their families to become involved and take advantage of the excellent programs being offered. As part of an effort to protect our young people from gangs and gang violence, 16 parks within Los Angeles, including Ramon Garcia and Ramona Gardens parks in Boyle Heights, are now open and fully staffed from 7 p.m. to Midnight, Wednesday through Saturday, until September 7th.

Participating Parks:

  1. Baldwin Village/ Southwest – Jim Gilliam Park
  2. Southwest II – Denker Park
  3. Boyle Heights/ Hollenbeck – Ramon Garcia Park
  4. Northeast – Cypress Park
  5. Northeast – Glassell Park
  6. Florence-Graham/ 77th Division – Mount Carmel Park
  7. 77th Division II – Harvard Park
  8. NewtonRoss Snyder Park
  9. Pacoima/ Foothill – Hubert Humphrey Park
  10. Panorama CitySepulveda Park
  11. Ramona Gardens/ Hollenbeck – Ramona Gardens Recreation Center
  12. Watts/Southeast – Nickerson Gardens Housing Development
  13. Watts/Southeast – Jordan Downs Housing Development
  14. Watts/Southeast – Imperial Courts Housing Development
  15. Rampart – Edward R. Roybal Learning Center
  16. HollywoodLemon Grove Park

Let’s work together to make sure our communities and families are safe.

NYTIMES Article.

Picture Credit: Michal Czerwonka for The New York Times