– Photos by Claudia Ferro
For the 10th consecutive year, Somerville Cares About Prevention (SCAP) partnered with the Somerville Police Department to host Somerville’s National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs at Foss Park, Tuesday, August 6.
National Night Out in Somerville included a variety of youth activities led by the Boys and Girls Club, Boston Sports Club, and Target, Inc., Police and Fire Department demonstrations, a state K-9 unit demonstration, performances by the Somerville Sunsetters, Red Tiger Academy of Martial Arts, and over 30 tables with information about local agencies.
Somerville Cares About Prevention is a community-based coalition supported by the City of Somerville’s Health Department. SCAP’s mission is to reduce substance abuse among the residents of Somerville, as well as the harms associated with such use. For more information or to become involved with strategies to reduce substance abuse, please contact Cory Mashburn, SOP Director, at (617) 625-6600 x2570 or firstname.lastname@example.org.