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in our community while fostering
a lasting relationship that will not only improve the child 
but the family unit and the community at large.
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Youth Violence Prevention Symposium

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Youth Violence Prevention Symposium

Uprooting Violence: Stepping Up for Our Community
A Symposium on Youth Violence
Saturday, June 9, 2018; 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Louisville Central Community Center
1300 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40203

Ulster Project Louisville/Northern Ireland
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New Videos!
Essential Qualities of Good Behavior


Mr. King's class How to be confident and get along

Spava president Mr. Larry Franklin has passed on 1/14/18.
He was an avid supporter of nonviolence.
He had helped start the organization.
He always spoke most softly and helped many people in his life.
The world lost a friend of peace.
Our deepest sympathy and condolence with the family.
May he rest in peace.

Congratulations to our SPAVA coordinator!
She is now Dr. Doris Mann!

Award Programs will be held at each individual school.
Local doctor donates his time and salary to help others"

Timir Banerjee
Posted: Aug 31, 2016 2:12 AM

WDRB 41 Louisville News




"Warren East High School was fortunate to have Dr. Tim as an adult mentor for a group of students for ten weeks. Dr. Tim was very ardent about his work, and was truly passionate about seeing these students make positive changes in their lives. He shared a lot of personal experiences, in conjunction with studying notable historical figures, so that students had positive examples as role models. Dr. Tim was very open to listening, and guided students through speaking and listening exercises (on an array of pivotal topics) to improve skills and confidence. It was quite impressive to experience the amount of knowledge Dr. Tim shared, all the while building and improving students’ life skills. In addition, it was astounding to see the changes our students experienced; words cannot describe the appreciation WEHS has for Dr. Tim for devoting his time and passion for that very reason. "

Emily Thompson
District Intervention Specialist
Warren East High School

Founder, Timir Banerjee