FOX 4 News – October 14, 2019 – Dozens of community members joined forces Monday at a gun violence forum to learn how to make the metro a safer place to live. “We feel it’s important to keep letting the community know that it exists, and we can do something about it,” said Judy Sherry,
KMBC News – October 14, 2019 – Plez Felix talks about the day his life changed forever. The grandson he raised shot and killed a man delivering pizza. His grandson, Tony, was only 14 years old. Click here to view article
BBC – Friends Azim Khamisa and Ples Felix share a fondness for spicy food and wine, but they became buddies after a devastating incident – when Azim’s son was killed by Ples’ grandson. Click here to listen.
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The San Diego Union Tribune – The Encinitas Rotary Club presented its 2019 Peacemaker Award to Azim Khamisa (center), founder of the Tariq Khamisa Foundation. After the death of his only son, Tariq, in a gang-related murder in San Diego in 1995, Khamisa established a foundation in his son’s name, with the mission to save
My main motivation is Tariq. I know that I can never do anything to undo or make up for killing Tariq but I can live my life atoning for my actions; striving every day to make amends for the life I took and the lives I’ve traumatically impacted when I murdered Tariq and much later