Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces the Appointment of the New Chief of Prevention, Intervention and Opportunity for Youth, Duane Deskins, today, Tuesday December 6, 2016. Deskins has worked as the Chief Prosecutor for the Juvenile Division and as the Director of Juvenile Crime Prevention in the city of Cleveland.
Check out the full press conference below:
“How many of these kids 16-25 have a meaningful place to work? We are trying to find a way to create those pathways for them because everyday you see the pathway created by those who seek to disrupt and cause violence in our community; they have a pathway, it’s now time that we create one of our own and be that model for across the country” -Duane Deskins