MCCC Justice Leadership Awards Luncheon Scheduled

Press Release

(Woodland, CA) - September 8, 2014 - The Yolo County District Attorney’s Multi-Cultural Community Council announces their Justice Leadership Awards Luncheon which will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Yolo County’s Multi-Cultural Community Council strives to enrich understanding of Yolo County’s diverse population and to celebrate how cultural knowledge expands our ability to accept and appreciate differences.  Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with MCCC Chairperson Dr. Jesse Ortiz, created the MCCC which is made up of individuals from throughout Yolo County.  The MCCC acts as an advisory group to Reisig.    

The awards luncheon is focused on recognizing individuals or organizations who promote multi-cultural relationships, acceptance and peace; forge diverse coalitions to assure ongoing community dialogue related to cultural awareness, the criminal justice system, and public safety; and/or ensure multi-cultural community participation in educational and informational programs related to accessing, understanding and providing input to the criminal justice system.

Awards will be given to individuals or organizations in the following categories: Administration of Justice; Faith Based Communities; Public Schools; Human Services; and Community Engagement Volunteer. 

The luncheon will take place at the Yolo County Atrium located at 625 Court Street, Woodland, CA.  For more information, contact:  Wendy Wilcox at wendy.wilcox@yolocounty.org    

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