4th Annual

Saturday, June 13, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Howard W. Blake High School | 1701 N Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607

SafeSummit’20 is a one-day conference bringing together youth, residents, employers, law enforcement officers, and community partners to discuss solutions to reduce violence. With an emphasis on educating and empowering our community, the day is filled with a series of interactive workshops focused on violence prevention strategies, mental health, social activism, employment, financial literacy, and more. The conference also includes a youth town hall, scholarship presentation and a Community Builder Awards ceremony.

Keynote

ELEC SIMON
Percussionist | Motivational Speaker | Emcee
Cleveland Cavaliers Drummer | “STOMP” NY/U.S. Tour

YOUTH TOWN HALL

Youth conferees will simulate a role reversal activity with law enforcement officers called the Mirror Project: How You See Me. In addition, they will organize and facilitate a town hall to discuss everyday issues that they deal with in school, at home, and in their communities.

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WORKSHOPS

Conferees will participate in interactive workshops focused on violence prevention strategies, mental health, social activism, employment, financial literacy, and more. LEARN MORE

SAFE & SOUND BRAINDATE

Conferees will connect in small groups to share knowledge and come up with solutions for issues that are of importance to the safety and well-being of the community.

POSTER CONTEST

Express yourself! Create a poster that has an anti-violence message and includes the conference theme. Top Poster: $100; Top 5 Runner Up Posters: $25
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Annually, Safe & Sound Hillsborough awards eight scholarships to deserving high school seniors that are graduating residents of Hillsborough county. 2020 scholarships are now being accepted. LEARN MORE

 

 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Aleyah Browne
Johnathan Dorsey
Karrington Hickman
Kierra Jenkins
Shantell Mullings
Alayzia Scotland
Keeon Joseph Miller
Victor Whaley

 

COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARD

To help reduce and prevent the spread of community violence, Safe & Sound Hillsborough and the  FBI Tampa Division’s Citizens Academy Alumni Association honors those that have gone above and beyond to help keep their neighborhoods safe.
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 2019 Community Builders

Jacqueline Coffie Leeks
Ricky Coronado
Bethany McNeil
Brian NeSmith

 

Check out our 2019 Community Builders Award Ceremony above.

GET INVOLVED!

Volunteers throughout the community serve on various committees and help out on the day of the conference to make it a success. Join us by becoming a SafeSummit’20 Volunteer today! Please note that ALL volunteers must also register for the conference.

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BECOME A SPONSOR

We need your help to prevent violence in Hillsborough County!

Safe & Sound Hillsborough seeks your assistance in doing just that, working together to build strong families, safe schools and healthy neighborhoods. We believe it is critical to address all forms of violence as a public health issue. And the fact is that our community has a violence problem. The problem includes domestic violence, bullying, abuse affecting our most vulnerable children and seniors, and firearms in the hands of criminals who wish to do harm.

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MEDIA

Press passes are provided to contributing writers or freelancers who have the required credentials and will be writing about the SafeSummit’20 Violence Prevention Conference. All press personnel must be pre-qualified and pre-registered to attend. The credentials of members of the media arriving at a SafeSummit’20 event without pre-registering will be denied entry to the event. LEARN MORE