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Hundreds Join Wilmington March to End Violence

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.29.14
CNV Wilmington, DE March for Peace (1)

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

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