Homeland Security Violent Extremism Grant to Los Angeles . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 27 February 2020

Dear Ones,

If memory serves, Homeland Security offered a multiyear grant to the City of Los Angeles on the topic “Countering Violent Extremism.” Here is the grant award …

Link: “Countering Violent Extremism Grant Applications (Awarded),” EMW-2016-APP-00294 … https://archive.org/stream/DHS-CVE-grants/EMW-2016-CA-APP-00294%20Full%20Application_djvu.txt ..

I thought it might have run for about 10 years; possibly it is still running, but maybe not.

The thing I found interesting about it was that it looked like Gale Feldman, M.P.H., who was my nextdoor neighbor when I lived in Santa Monica, California, may have been on the steering committee. Here is her Linked-in information …

Link: Gale Feldman, M.P.H. … https://www.linkedin.com/in/gale-feldman-m-p-h-75b2234 ..

I recall some years ago Gale invited me to one of the talks given in downtown Los Angeles by Fr. Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries, who is on the Board of Directors for the grant. As I recall, he had plenty of hands to shake that day; I feel certain he would not remember me, although I might have signed the guestbook.

Then later Gale sent me an inspiring speech she had made to former gang members who had done their time and were about to rejoin the mainstream of community life. Pretty impressive work, I felt, as they say public speaking is most folks’ number one fear.

Speaking of Gale, the villain Xander Drax (Treat Williams) in this movie, the man with the thick mustache, looks a lot like Sean Milliken, Gale Feldman’s husband, does he not? As I mentioned above, they were long years ago my next-door neighbors in Santa Monica, before I moved to West Hills, California. Check out the villain …

Video: “The Phantom,” by Youtube Movies, 29 June 2012 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-a0DuBcmuk ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Los Angeles, community health, safety, Homeland Security, Homeboy Industries, Gale Feldman, Greg Boyle, law prevention, disclosure, funding, grants, finance, Catholicism, Christianity, correctional system, felon rehabilitation, government, sedition, social unrest, Secret Service,

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