Pace e Bene

  • Sign Up for Email Updates


    Pace e Bene on FacebookPace e Bene on Facebook

Hundreds Join Wilmington March to End Violence

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.29.14

On September 26, 2014 Wilmington, Delaware held a “March for a Culture of Peace”

Campaign Nonviolence organizer June Eisley reports that it was a glorious day, filled with peace and love.  Turnout for the march was estimated to be approximately 250  people from all walks of life.  Many faith-based and community organizations from the city and outside the city joined together.   The t-shirts on the poles in the pictures represent those killed by gun violence in Wilmington from 2013-to date–39 total.

Over 40 groups co-sponsored this effort, and now our work will begin to work together to Build a Culture of Peace in Wilmington.

Wilmington’s Flickr account with many more photos

Press received prior to the march in the Delaware News Journal

Wilmington Peace March Website

Great video advertising the march  beforehand

If There Be Any Praise: Thoughts Following Wilmington’s Peace March. Short, wonderful article by Tom Davis.

Wilmington Peace March blog

Photo Credit:  Tom Davis of Wilmington

Watch this great Youtube video from the march below.

This video was also posted on Facebook by Celeste La-vonne!

Another great video about the march! WITN Channel 22 presents Sights and Sounds of the City: The March for a Culture of Peace

Recent Posts

Spotlight Stories arrow

Peace from Pole to Pole in Cedar Rapids

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Mount Mercy University, Regis Middle School, and the Sisters of Mercy took a stand with millions across the globe to recognize International Day of Peace, commonly known as Peace Day. A project of the United Nations that began in 1981, … read more

Read More

Peace Doves and Posters from Tiffin Middle School

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

On September 21, the students of Tiffin Middle School celebrated the International Day of Peace with posters, peace doves, and more. An international student from Saudi Arabia shared her experiences with the students, who asked questions and learned about a … read more

Read More

WHAT I SAW IN CHARLOTTESVILLE

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

By Brian McLaren // Reposted from Auburn Seminary As I wrote last week, I accepted an invitation from the Charlottesville clergy to come to their city the weekend of the Unite the Right rally, to join them in witness against white supremacy, Neo-naziism, … read more

Read More
Image 01 Image 02