Authorities, educators to hold safety summit at UMass Dartmouth

This is a photo of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus. (WLNE)

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office will hold its annual safety summit for teenagers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Tuesday.

The summit focuses on teenagers ages 13 to 18.

Educators, community police and school resource officers, parents, and all those who work with teenagers are invited to learn safety tips on issues they face every day.

Fall River Mayor Paul Coogan and other Massachusetts leaders are expected to attend.

The District Attorney’s Office said the goal is to get young people to think about the future in a realistic way.

The summit will include breakfast and lunch, keynote speakers, workshop presentations, and prizes.

Students will also get the opportunity to speak with service providers about post graduate opportunities.




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