Jeff Brownlee of the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department will keynote a gang awareness workshop on Monday, June 6, at Briar Cliff University. He will be joined by the Sioux City Gang Task Force to educate law enforcement, parents, educators and service providers about gang identification, activity, prevention and school activity, as well as strategies to use with gang members.

The workshop costs $10 and includes lunch. The session will begin at 9:00 a.m. and lasts until 4:00 p.m. To register, contact Penni Kistner at Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) at 712/222-6083 or go to Upcoming Events at the Northwest AEA website, <>.

A free parent/community education session will also take place on June 6 at 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sioux City.

The workshop is sponsored by the Sioux City Police Department, Sioux City NAACP, Northwest AEA and Briar Cliff University.

If you have any questions, please contact Flora Lee at Northwest AEA at 712/222-6363.