Fort Worth leaders, community activists and others gathered to discuss crime statistics, upcoming projects and the current state of the Las Vegas Trail neighborhood at Birchman Baptist Church, 9100 N. Normandale St.

District 3 Councilmember Michael D. Crain, Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker, Police Chief Neil Noakes, Fort Worth ISD’s Valencia Rhines, Trinity Metro’s Chad Edwards, LVTRise Executive Director Willie Rankin, Blue Zones and LVTRise board member Stephanie Jackson and Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Director Victor Turner were among the many speakers to discuss crime, education and economic development at the State of LVT Town Hall Forum on Oct. 26.

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