MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato leads youth anti-crime and drug march in Lavender Hill
MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato leads youth anti-crime and drug march in Lavender Hill
Tomorrow, Saturday 3 June 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will lead a youth focussed anti-crime and drug march in Lavender Hill.
The march tomorrow is being organised around the theme ‘Dancing is here to stay, Drugging is not the Way’. Minister Plato and the Department will be joined by a group of dancers and entertainers along the march from the organisation ‘Guardians of the National Treasure’.
During the entire Youth Month, this June, Minister Plato and the Department will be hosting various youth focused events and activities to help celebrate our younger residents, highlight the opportunities available to assist our youth, as well as what we all can do in an united front to help keep our youth safe. Tomorrow’s march signals our youth month activities.
The route for the march starts at Lavender Hill High, into Depsiton Crescent, to Grindal Avenue, into Mirbey Road and ending on Blode Sports Field.
Minister Plato and the Department will be joined by the local ward councillors and police representatives tomorrow and invites the youth of Lavender Hill, and those concerned about their safety, to come take a stand with us and march against the gangs and drugs ruining the future of our youth.
There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.
ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
Date: Saturday, 3 June 2017
Venue: Lavender Hill High School, Cnr Grindal Ave & Hek Street, Lavender Hill
Ewald Botha, Spokesperson for Minister Plato,
Cell: 079 694 1113