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Operation Positive Direction: mentoring at-risk youth

As Chief of Police Demings reduced violent crime in Orlando by 40%. She credits this success to improved relationships between police, community leaders, and the public. Demings created Operation Positive Direction, a mentoring program that empowers at-risk students through tutoring, community service, and positive incentives. She also launched Operation Free Palms, a project focusing on rejuvenating Orlando's most crime-ridden housing complex.
Source: Campaign website ValDemings.com: 2016-2017 FL-10 House race , Nov 1, 2016

Sponsored recognition of National Foster Care Month.

Demings co-sponsored Recognizing National Foster Care Month

RESOLUTION recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.

Source: H.Res.577/S.Res.442 14_HRes577 on May 8, 2014

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