BEAUTIFICATION & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

A. MAYORS MONTHLY CLEAN-UPS

B. COMPTON INITATIVE
i. DATE:
ii. BACKGROUND: The Compton Initiative is a volunteer based non-profit that seeks to beautify the city of Compton through quarterly work projects of painting homes, schools, churches, parks, murals and more. The that the transformation of a city starts in the city itself and through the organizations and residents in Compton. By partnering with these individuals and groups we are witnessing lives changing. We believe that service, love and care are having a real impact on Compton. Our goal is to give hope and a sense of pride back to the residents in their own community. As each home is being painted and each mural is carefully designed on the school hallways, ownership is taking place, and pride is restored.

C. COMMUNITY CALL TO ACTION: CHURCHES & NON-PROFITS (1/10/14)
i. DATE: January 10, 2014
ii. BACKGROUND: The Community Call to action aims to educate, engage and empower the established churches & non-profits. Through a series of workshops we hope to learn and teach better ways to serve the Compton community.

D. COMMUNITY CALL TO ACTION: EMERGENCY CLERGY MEETING (5/7/14)
i. DATE: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
ii. Background: The purpose of this meeting will be to speak with you directly about the status of violence and crime in our community, provide you with current information as to what we are doing to make our city safer, receive your input on what we can do collectively to reduce violence and lastly to ask for your commitment in joining a Clergy-led Crisis Roll-Out Team to aid the families that are impacted by violence.

E. PRAYER FOR PEACE ( 12/2013) MONTHLY EVENT
i. DATE: December 23, 2014
ii. REOCCURRING DATE: Every 4th Monday
iii. BACKGROUND: Revive & re-acclimate the 200 + churches throughout the city to operate outside of the “4 walls” and take back their communities.

F. YEARLY THANKSGIVING TURKEY GIVEAWAY (11/26/14)

G. MY BROTHER KEEPER ( GANG INTERVENTION & PREVENTION)
i. DATE:
ii. BACKGROUND: The Empower Compton is an initiative focused on gang intervention and prevention in the City of Compton. Empower Compton’s main purpose is to have a cease amongst all gangs in Compton; through intervention efforts that focus education, empowerment, social justice, and life skills training the youth in Compton are encourage to become business owners, entrepreneurs, and leaders. By implementing computer literacy, trade school courses, job readiness and mentorships through the Empower Compton Community Development Corporation, the youth have an opportunity to acquire the needed skills to be productive members of society.