PICO to host town hall meeting in southwest Fresno

PICO is hosting a series of town hall meetings with the Department of Justice regarding police accountability/transparency and community policing.

PICO is a company working to reduce the number of people behind bars in the United States.

The goal of the meeting is to reduce gun violence, lower incarceration rates and create spaces for cross-racial conversations to reform criminal justice policies and systems.

The town hall meeting will take place Tuesday Aug. 25 at Westside Church of God at 6 p.m. with Regional U.S. Attorney Ben Wagner.

For more information contact Andrea Marta at (916) 601-2811 or amarta@piconetwork.org

Bridget Webster: 559-441-6304, @bridgetw05