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Juvenile Offenders Get Chance In The Spotlight With Guidance From Hippodrome, River Phoenix Center

Raiford is Union Juvenile Residential Facility currently holding 24 young men from ages 13 to 18. For the next few months a team of theater and education workers from Gainesville will make weekly visits to the detention center to help rehabilitate these young men.

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Dialogues Between Police, Community Promote Positive Change

The Gainesville Police Department and The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding are bringing dialogues to the communities around Gainesville to hear from people who have issues in their neighborhoods. These police-community dialogues are expanding and promoting positive change, and RPCP believes that healthy communication breaks the cycle of violence and creates safer communities.

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Social-Emotional Program Aims To Reduce Bullying

At A. Quinn Jones Exceptional Student Center, every student uses seventh period for social-emotional learning. Designed to help reduce bullying, the class is the first regularly scheduled class of its kind in Gainesville. Students take the time to learn how to better communicate with peers and resolve social conflicts through self-awareness, …

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