Selma citizens are being urged in 2021 to become an active part of the two-year-long Weed and Seed program spearheaded by the U.S. Attorney’s Office to get rid of crime and replace it with hope.
Almost $2 million in grants have been pumped into Selma in the last two years to help law enforcement and residents weed out crime and unite the community to plant seeds for a healthier, more successful Selma.
An executive committee of more than 30 community leaders has been meeting since 2019 – including on conference calls and Zoom meetings during COVID – to get neighborhood associations, churches, nonprofits, the housing authority and others to work together for change. Officials gave the Selma Sun an update on the Weed and Seed program on a recent conference call.
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