Legal Graffiti Artists Kedre Browne (Bubblz)and Jessey Pacho (Phade), along with Debbie Holloway, 'City Life' photographer for http://TorontoSun.com watch on as Toronto Police Service Chief of Police William Blair escorts Ontario Lieutenant Governor David C. Onley to the podium for the official opening at the 12th Annual Crime Stoppers Chief of Police Dinner May 14, 2008.
Yvan 'Joey' Pedneault of 'We Will Rock You' performed a stunning version of the Canadian National Anthem immediatley after this video was taken.
Bubblz and Phade were invited guests of the Crime Stoppers Community Board Members, Chair Lorne Simon, and Dinner Chair Michael Baggs.
Bubblz and Phade worked with One Stop Media Group http://onestopmediagroup.com at the dinner showcasing their community building work through the legal graffiti art theme on YouTube:
A big screen monitor with a live Internet connection allowed Bubblz and Phade to show dinner guests how to navigage YouTube to find their videos that showcase their work.
To view these videos, simply type in 'Bubblez' or 'Phade' into the search bar on YouTube.
As well, visit the EVENT on http://Facebook.com titled "12th Annual Toronto Crime Stoppers Chief of Police Dinner".
At the 2007 Toronto Crime Stoppers fundraising dinner, graffiti artist PULSE, Viviana Astudillo, Rudy, and Michael Brown from the Harbourfront Community Centre Mural Project painted a portrait of the Chief, and a piece of art titled '222WERD' that has become part of the Toronto Crime Stoppers School program presentation to students.
To view a video of this "222WERD" art work on display at a joint http://222TIPS.com / http://CommunityCAVE booth at the Bloor BIA Street Festival in the summer of 2007 click on the YouTube video link here:
To view Bubblz speaking at a January 2008 press conference at Toronto Police Service Headquarters announcing a record # of tips to help prevent cimre, solve crime and locate missing persons/adults, click on the YouTube video link here:
There are 3 ways to anonymously get info in to assist police to prevent crime, solve crime and locate missing children/persons:
1. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
2. Click on 'Submit A Tip' http://222tips.com
3. Text TIP312 and your tip to CRIMES
To view a video that explains the legal protection of anonymity offered by Crime SToppers programs click here:
Thank you to all the graffiti artists who choose positive opportunities over vandalizing people's property.