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Local Leader Makes Presentation at
U.S. Justice Department National Conference
December 22, 2003 Dayton, OH Marc R. Levy, President of the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, presented the workshop, Study Circles: Use in Police/Community and Racial Relations, at the Value-Based Initiative Conference: Building a Better Future held in Kansas City, Missouri. The U.S. Department of Justice Office of (COPS) sponsored the conference. Attendees included Value-Based Initiative site participants and other contributors to faith-based institution/law enforcement partnership programs.
Levy formerly served as president of United Way of Allen County in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Under his leadership there, the United Way was instrumental in establishing Police/Community Study Circles as part of its Task Force to Undo Racism. Levy and the United Way of Allen County won numerous diversity awards for that initiative and related efforts.