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Tallahassee community to meet at Serenity to address violence

Posted at 6:40 PM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 18:40:24-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — With crime top of mind in the city, communities are working together in hopes of ending the problem.

The owner of Serenity sees the business as a cultural exchange where people can talk about anything.

Monday night, Serenity will bring the violence conversation to the table.

With all of the shootings, stabbings, and break ins happening throughout Tallahassee. Serenity wants people to share their experiences and think of ways to save their communities.

"You're waking up and you're hearing that friends may have been a part of stabbing or a part of a shooting. You worry," said Michael Nazareth, the owner of Serenity. "We want to do what we can to have some affirmative action in helping create a safer community. Especially in the one that we're investing in."

These types of conversations happen regularly at Serenity. If you're interested in hosting a forum of your own, all you have to do is fill out an application.

Now Monday night's anti-violence conversation starts at 7 p.m. The shop is located on Railroad Avenue right across the street from Railroad Square.