Anthony Herbert Unites Community to Help Victims of Tragedy

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Community Advocate, Anthony Herbert  has invited a number of community based organizations and activists to help form a wholly owned subsidiary of his twelve year Internet networking organization for minority professionals entitled, The Professionals Network Organization, to be known as The Urban Community Council (UCC).

The UCC will assist families and communities throughout the New York City metropolitan area, and Nassau and Suffolk counties, who have become victims of tragedy by helping them obtain access to information and resources that will bring them nearer to some level of closure. The UCC, in some instances, will act as a spokesperson for families when interacting with the media, law enforcement inquiries as well as with various government and community agencies.  In addition, the UCC will play host to a number of crime prevention, youth mentoring and community empowerment programs.  To date, the UCC has formed several support and crime prevention groups such as Mothers United Through Tragedy, The Central Brooklyn Youth Initiative and the Downtown Brooklyn Safety Task Force.

Anthony “Tony” Herbert is a 20-year government and community relations specialist who has worked as an aide to a host of influential senior elected officials in the New York City Council, The New York State Senate and United States House of Representatives and has personally processed well over 1500 constituent related issues stemming from immigration to housing and financial matters.

Currently, the UCC consists of Anthony Herbert, Chairman and Co-Founder, Jude Michel, President, Umar A. Jordan, Vice President, Royston Antoine, Community Activist, Brenda Jeanne Wyche, Communications and Outreach, Mark Pollard, Esq., Robert Freeman, MW Enoch Grand Lodge Community Outreach Committee, Sgt. Glenn Horton  (NYPD - Office of The Chief of Community Affairs), Hakiym Eloh, Member, and the Council continues to grow.

Established in 1996 and within twelve years, The Professionals Network Organization (TPNO) a coalition of over 10,000 plus, non-partisan young ethnically diverse business professionals, entrepreneurs, community and business leaders have established themselves as the premier network for those who look to be empowered economically, politically and socially.

Although not structured as a company and or not for profit, TPNO has social networking Chapters throughout the East Coast. The goal of (TPNO) is to meet the diverse business needs of it's growing membership through a series of programs and events that provide effective networking value, and to assist our network members in becoming residents of an..."Ownership Society".

Our key objective is to establish links between the organization to the community as well as the corporate and political sectors. It is through these relationships it becomes possible for all parties to nurture ongoing opportunities for access and success. In addition, we play host to some of the most powerful networking events, forums and roundtable discussions in the financial, community empowerment and youth empowerment areas.

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