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After-School Programs Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

State Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) and Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston visited with students at Riverview Middle School today to see how their participation in the after-school program keeps them engaged in productive educational activities and away from crime.
“After-school programs are essential to the safety of our community. Keeping kids off of the streets and engaged in healthy learning activities in the hours after school helps keep them out of trouble,” stated Sheriff Livingston, an Executive Committee member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California, a national anti-crime organization of police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys and violence survivors, with 400 members in California. “After-school programs provide positive alternatives to gangs, drugs and violence.” Read more