Join Us for a Night of Unity and Community: CDSS-ESL National Night Out-ESL Annual Event Since 2012!


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About CDSS-ESL National Night Out-ESL:

CDSS-ESL takes immense pride in hosting the annual National Night Out-ESL event since 2012. As a community-driven organization, we are committed to fostering a strong bond between neighbors, law enforcement, and local organizations to create safer and more united neighborhoods.

What is National Night Out?

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. It aims to enhance the relationship between residents and law enforcement while creating a sense of community and promoting crime prevention.

Our Mission:

The mission of CDSS-ESL National Night Out-ESL is to strengthen community ties, build trust, and create a safer environment for all residents. Through this event, we encourage dialogue, cooperation, and collective efforts in ensuring the well-being of our neighborhoods.

Event Highlights:

Community Engagement:

Interact with local law enforcement officers, community leaders, and representatives from various organizations committed to neighborhood safety and empowerment.

Fun Activities for All Ages:

Enjoy a variety of entertaining activities, games, and performances suitable for the entire family. From kids' games to live music, there's something for everyone.

Educational Workshops: 

Attend informative workshops on crime prevention, emergency preparedness, and community resources. Gain valuable knowledge to protect your family and property.

Community Partnerships:

Explore partnerships with local businesses and organizations that are dedicated to making a positive impact in our community.

Food and Refreshments:

Savor delicious food and refreshments, fostering a sense of togetherness and camaraderie among attendees.

Join Us for the Celebration:

Mark your calendar and invite your neighbors for this year's CDSS-ESL National Night Out-ESL event. Together, we can create a stronger, safer, and more united community.

Date and Location:

Stay tuned for updates on the date and location of this year's CDSS-ESL National Night Out-ESL event. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for the latest information. 

A Night of Unity, Empowerment, and Fun Awaits You at CDSS-ESL National Night Out-ESL!

Be a part of this annual tradition that brings communities together and strengthens the bonds that make our neighborhoods safe and vibrant. Join us in celebrating National Night Out-ESL and making a positive impact in our community. Together, we can create a better and brighter future for all!

National Night Out- East St. Louis: Building a Safe and Thriving Community

August 1rst, 2017 5pm-7pm 

Orr Weathers Basketball/Baseball field

1400 Missouri Ave, East St. Louis Illinois 62205

Community Development Sustainable Solutions prepares for National Night Out- East St Louis in the Orr Weathers Apartment Complexes Basketball Court. This year’s event features Comedian “Sugah Man” who has performed with Ced “The Entertainer” and Lavell Crawford as the host. National Singing Sensation Lil Ralph and Anti-Bullying Dance Group Sweet Disaster will provide live entertainment. There will be free barbecue from Mixon’s Insurance and Hero’s Market, free Pirtle’s Ice Cream, a helicopter landing with no crime scene, a water slide, bouncy house, music and a dunk tank featuring Township Supervisor Alvin Parks as the one to be DUNKED.

East St Louis joins 38.3 million people nationwide and military bases around the world in celebrating National Night Out and is one of the first to declare National Night Out- East St. Louis as a Citywide Holiday last year. National Night Out is a family fun filled event designed this year to give crime a going away party while educating the public about relevant issues and services available to them. This event provides opportunity for service providers to reach their constituents through vending and direct marketing services. Vendors should call Mr. Taylor at 618-514-31 99.

This year’s public action focuses on building a Safe and Thriving Community through partnerships with relevant individuals and agencies. The focus is on reducing the prison population by at least 25 percent and providing needed assistance to returning citizens.

National Night Out- East St Louis is brought to you by Coordinator Precinct 2 Committeewoman Stephanie Bush, Community Development Sustainable Solutions, the National Night-Out East St Louis Committee Stephanie Bush, Terrance Taylor, Stephanie Miles, Mario Fennoy, Latoya Clemons, and Michael Hubbard, the Illinois State Police, the Department of Justice, the East St. Louis Police Department, the Illinois Department of Corrections, St Clair County, East St Louis Public Library, friends of State Representative Latoya Greenwood, WPT, EPDC, Hero’s Market, Omar’s Market, Pirtles Ice Cream, Associates Bank, Mixon’s Insurance, I Am EStL the Magazine Charmaine Savage Founder/Publisher, Smiles TV Show, City Of Champions Broadcasting, MOMS Demand Action, Good Shepard Church, Mt Paran Missionary Baptist Church, the East St. Louis Democratic Central Committee and the National Association for Town Watch.