The Silver Lake Neighborhood
Council Public Safety Committee is hosting a public forum to discuss the
Glendale Boulevard Corridor Gang Injunction Project.
The injunction creates a safe zone that covers approximately 3.8 miles and includes Echo Park, Elysian Valley and parts of Silver Lake. It covers six gangs and precludes them from congregating or otherwise associating in public areas.
At a Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council meeting last month, City Attorney Mike Feuer came out in support of the injunction.
Earlier this month, the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council decided to postpone making a decision on the gang injunction until after it went through the Public Safety Committee.
Some neighborhood organizations, such as the Youth Justice Organization, have come out against the gang injunction.
The forum will take place on Monday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral at 650 Micheltorena Street.
The hearing for the preliminary Echo Park gang injunction will be held on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse on Hill St. (111 Hill St. in downtown Los Angeles).