Welcome to a special addition of The Black Westchester Power Hour with Damon K. Jones and AJ Woodson, where we discussed to senseless fatal stabbing a teenage girl and her best friend who was wounded. Congressman Jamaal Bowman also joined the conversation
Congressman Jamaal Bowman issued a statement of the murder of the teenage girl in Mount Vernon.
The Mount Vernon Police Department Wellness Division and City of Mount Vernon are working with the Mount Vernon School District, victims, family, and friends in real-time during this active investigation where we will be providing crisis counseling and support to those involved and impacted in this senseless tragedy.
The Mt. Vernon School District will provide counseling at Mount Vernon High School Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 11am to 2pm. Community-based, individual and group, crisis and grief counseling will be available through Family Services of Westchester located at 6 Gramatan Avenue on Saturday, April 9th from 12noon to 3pm. The Guidance Center of Westchester will advertise their availability to service the community. FSW and SNUG can also be contacted directly for direct community engagement and services. We are also grateful to our faith community for stepping in to provide spiritual assistance, counseling and prayer.