Town of Babylon
Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Councilman Tom Donnelly are hosting a panel on
October 11 titled “Gang Prevention and Interventions for Our Youth.” The panel,
in conjunction with the Town of Babylon Beacon Family Wellness Center, will
take place at Lindenhurst High School from 7-9 PM. Sergio Argueta, Chairperson
and Founder of Struggles to Reunite Our New Generation (S.T.R.O.N.G.) Youth
Inc., will host the event. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Tim Sini, Hon.
Fernando Camacho, Acting Justice of the Suffolk County Supreme Court and a
representative from the Suffolk County Probation Gang Unit will also be panel
The event will inform
parents about gangs on Long Island and the ways to prevent their children from
joining them. Topics discussed will include the dangers of gang-affiliation and
warning signs parents can identify in their children’s behavior. The speakers
will also discuss the opioid crisis plaguing Long Island communities, and how
it is related to local gangs.
Click here for the event flyer.