Operation Gang Up

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Purpose and Goals

  • To set the national gold standard for other Anti-gang initiatives throughout the United States
  • Creates a forum for community awareness, health services, education and information sharing amongst other community related organizations and interested citizenry.
  • Provide resource information regarding potential gang- related activity, and to produce protocols to report observations to law enforcement.

Role of Co-Chair

  • When appropriate, serves as a liaison to other subcommittees and advises Senator Yudichak and Congressman Barletta on regional community matters concerning Operation Gang-Up.
  • Works with The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development (The Institute) to coordinate meetings and agendas.
  • Supports The Institute’s work for the subcommittee.
  •  Supervises and coordinates subcommittee meetings.
  • Serves as an external spokesperson when necessary.
  • Provides reports to the Law enforcement committee on decisions of the Steering Committee and other sub committees that affect the committee's work.
  • When appropriate, serve as a liaison to other subcommittees.
  • Where appropriate, guide the Community committee in proposing new activities and service that will further the mission and goals of the Operation Gang-Up Initiative.
  • Where appropriate, make recommendations to the Steering Committee or other subcommittees.
  • To ensure that the Community committee provides other subcommittees with a report recorder/ secretary for every agenda meeting and Operation Gang-Up Initiative function.

Community Subcommittee

Boys and Girls Club of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Geisinger Health Systems
Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs
Greater Hazelton Chamber of Commerce
Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
Lackawanna County Department of Health Services
Luzerne County Children and Youth Services
Serento Gardens: Alcoholism and Drug Services
Spanish American Leaders Serving All
West Scranton Hyde Park Neighborhood Watch
Wilkes-Barre Crime Watch Coalition
Wilkes-Barre NAACP
Wyoming Valley Alcohol & Drug Services

Wyoming Valley Alcohol & Drug Services, Inc

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