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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 13, 2016

Press Advisory

Capital Region Anti-Gang Project Reaches More than 1,800 Fifth-Graders

LEADership Project Wrap-Up News Conference
Tuesday, June 14 at 2 p.m.
Giffen Memorial Elementary School
274 South Pearl Street, Albany 

ALBANY, NEW YORK – United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian will host a wrap-up news conference on the LEADership Project tomorrow at the Giffen Memorial Elementary School, part of the Albany City School District.  U.S. Attorney Hartunian will be joined by the superintendents of the four Capital Region public school districts whose classes were visited as part of the project.  The fifth-grade class that U.S. Attorney Hartunian taught will also be present. 

Officials from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, who served as volunteer instructors for the project, will also be in attendance.  This year, 29 agencies contributed volunteers.  They visited nearly every public school fifth-grade class in the school districts of Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Lansingburgh. 

U.S. Attorney Hartunian and others will be available for interviews after the event. 

Please contact Marilyn Morey if you plan to attend.

Topic(s): 
Community Outreach
Updated June 13, 2016