Palm Beach County office of community revitalization holds meeting Feb. 15

palm-beach-county-logoIf you want to learn about programs and services county agencies and department offer, and let the county know how it can improve, the county invites you to a meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Vista Center, 2300 North Jog Road in suburban West Palm Beach.

The Countywide Community Revitalization Team meeting is hosted by the county’s Office of Community Revitalization.

For more, call 561-233-5303.

Glades to host criminal justice academy

PHi_j0193This summer, for the first time, the Glades will host a “citizens’ criminal justice academy.”

The academy will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, and 30, at the Belle Glade Library/Civic Center, at 725 N.W. 4th St., in Belle Glade.

Sponsors are the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, and Palm Beach County Office of Community Revitalization.

The academy is designed to teach lay people about specific aspects of the criminal justice system and how decisions are made. Participants will see demonstrations, meet with decision makers involved with criminal justice, and tour the jail.

Participants must be at least 16 and can earn up to 12 community service hours.

Applications are required; visit http://www.pbcgov.org/criminaljustice or call 561-355-4943.