U.C.A.N. - United Community Action Network

UCAN for website

Began in June of 2015, monthly meetings involving representatives from St. Louis County Police Department, Public Health Department, Human Services, administrators and students from area school districts, mental health providers, drug/substance abuse prevention and treatment organizations, social service organizations, clergy members, victim service organizations, and cultural outreach organizations

More than a dozen meetings have been held at various locations hosted by UCAN representatives.  
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Previously Discussed Topics:

Police Department recruitment/testing

Crisis Intervention Team-Sgt. Jeremy Romo

Police/Community Relations – The Ferguson Unrest

Officer-involved shooting investigations-A Multi-Faceted Approach– Lt. Col. Gregory

Tactical Operations Unit and Civil Disturbance Response -Sgt. Pfanstiel

St. Louis Crisis Nursery-Mrs. DiAnne Mueller

Diversion Program –Mr. Robert McCulloch

Community Resources United to Stop Heroin (CRUSH)–Spring Schmidt (Department of Health)

Overview of NCADA and Heroin Public Awareness Campaign-Howard Weissman (NCADA)

Jennings School District Superintendent– Doctor Tiffany Anderson

Problem Properties Unit–Officer Rob Rinck

South County Police Business Association-Shan Herwig

28 to Life–Bruce Franks

Community Engagement Discussion and Activity—Spring Schmidt and Dr. Sarah Patrick (St. Louis County Department of Public Health)

Domestic Violence-Judge Michael Burton and Sergeant Francis Gomez

YWCA-Services and Collaborative Response-Ms. Cindy Malott

Laborers’ Local 110 outreach and employment opportunities-Mr. Don Willey

Hispanic/Latino 101-Mr. Sal Valadez

Crime Analysis Unit-Sgt. Colby Dolly

Better Family Life-Mr. James Clark

Anti-Defamation League, Hate Crimes Task Force-Karen Aroesty

Human Trafficking and Special Investigations Unit-Sergeant Adam Kavanaugh

Are We There YET (Youth Empowerment Training)?-Dr. Sarah Patrick and Spring Schmidt

Marquette High School Academic and Cultural Club-Students from Rockwood School District

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society-Student of the Year Adam DeQuire

Rockwood Drug Free Coalition

St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence (SIRV)

Great Circle-Youth Services and Volunteer Project