DeKalb County’s Solicitor-General Creates Support Network with Local Faith Leaders

DeKalb County’s Solicitor-General Creates Support Network with Local Faith Leaders

Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling hosts faith leaders for interactive discussion on DeKalb community

 

DECATUR, Ga. (Aug. 17, 2018) – DeKalb County Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling will host an interactive discussion with the faith leaders in DeKalb County at Rehoboth Baptist Church on Thursday, Aug. 23, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The purpose of the breakfast is to establish partnerships throughout DeKalb County with various clergy members.

Solicitor-General Coleman-Stribling recognizes many members of the DeKalb County community who have been victims of a crime turn to their faith-based community for support and guidance. With this knowledge, it is vital to equip faith-based communities with a thorough understanding of the criminal justice system, what services we provide and what steps we can take in keeping our community safe. Her office will host an interactive discussion with topics including:

  • Don’t Come Back
    • Ending the cycle of youthful repeat offenders through misdemeanor diversion programs.
  • They Live Among Us
    • DeKalb’s Misdemeanor Health Court addresses numerous unmet needs of the mentally ill in our community
  • Ready, Set, Help
    • Faith Leaders collaborate with the Solicitor-General’s Office to create meaningful solutions for DeKalb residents.

WHEN:                  Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

                                8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:               Rehoboth Baptist Church

                                2997 Lawrenceville Highway

                                Tucker, Ga. 30084

WHO:                    DeKalb County Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling

CONTACT:           Carolyn Smith, (o) 404-371-4976, (c) 770-722-3310

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About The Office of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General

The Office of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General, led by Donna Coleman-Stribling, prosecutes criminal misdemeanor offenses filed in the State Court of DeKalb County. These crimes generally include domestic violence, elder abuse, cruelty to children, vehicular homicide, drunk driving, stalking and harassment, trespassing, and animal cruelty. The Solicitor-General’s Office handles more than 13,000 cases annually and consists of a staff of attorneys, investigators, victim-witness advocates, community prosecutor, legal secretaries, and a communications director. The Office prides itself on the professional and impartial prosecution of crimes while working closely with police and members of the community to develop strategies to prevent crimes before they occur. Stay informed by following us on Facebook and Twitter.

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