News Release from the office of Senator Carlos Uresti

MEDIA ADVISORY
Thursday, March 31, 2011
CONTACT: Mark Langford at 512-463-0119

Uresti, Blue Ribbon Task Force volunteers to conduct block walk

State Sen. Carlos Uresti and members of the Blue Ribbon Task Force will conduct a neighborhood walk in South San Antonio on Saturday to raise public awareness about child abuse prevention.

"Going door-to-door is an effective way to spread the powerful message of prevention and let people know where they can get help," Uresti said. "There are many community resources available to help struggling families, and we're going to make sure they know about them."

The block walk is part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Sen. Uresti and task force volunteers will be available for interviews and photo opportunities.

WHAT:

Blue Ribbon Task Force Block Walk

WHEN:

Saturday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:

Video Feed: Mission County Park, Pavilion #2, 6030 Padre Drive

Sen. Uresti represents Senate District 19, a 55,000 square mile area extending from the city of San Antonio in Bexar County to the Lower Valley of El Paso County and including approximately 750,000 people. The largest legislative district in the nation, it spans two time zones and contains nine of the 14 border counties in Texas.

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