Free Personal Safety Workshop on Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. at Northeast School, 2929 Hayes Street NE. Learn to recognize a possible attack in the making and what role distance awareness, body language, tone of voice, etc. can play. Simple “last-ditch” physical self-defense techniques will also be presented, practical even for people who have little physical skill or ability. Instructor Mary Brandl has worked with numerous crime victims services for over 30 years, and has presented workshops throughout the state, nationally, and in Canada. She is a 4th degree black belt with the Midwest Karate Association and co-author of the DVD and book entitled Scenarios in Self-Defense. The workshop will be approximately 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours in length.
Block Club Training on March 22nd at 6:00 p.m. at the 2nd Precinct, 1911 Central Avenue NE. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about the resources available for block clubs and why block clubs are important in building strong and safe neighborhoods.