Report on Public meeting to solve the drug problem and create alternatives
Today a broad and diverse group of people met to discuss the drug problem in Kitchener and how to create alternatives. The meeting started with a speech from a local organizer then Gary Donnelly from the Creggan Community Collective attempted to speak. Due to technical issues he could not be heard despite various forms of improve including putting the phone in a cup. The meeting continued and he sent a message that was read later.
The discussion, which got de railed at times, focused around the results of the survey that was released yesterday. From the discussion it became clear that the results fell under three categories one alternative sober activities to keep youth off of drugs, two information and legal assistance to defend peoples basic rights and three input from people so that they can have a say in identifying the problems that they are facing and come up…
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