Sunday Sept. 20th, Hundreds marched in Wilmington, Delaware during the second annual March for a Culture of Peace to end gun violence during the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions. They even had one of their US Senators, Chris Coons with them, along with Delaware’s Attorney General and his two little boys, and the Vice President’s daughter in their march.
See some photos and videos below from the Wilmington, DE March for a Culture of Peace.
See video below of CNV Organizer June Eisley speaking to the crowd about “Now Is the Time” to work for peace and justice, to renew our commitment to nonviolence.
See this video of the march in Wilmington below. The march winds through the streets of the neighborhoods. In this clip, a man points out that they are passing a spot where a young man was killed while working on his car. Wilmington suffered 38 gun related deaths in 2013. The next year, they started marching, organizing, and working for a coalition of 40 groups to address gun violence in their communities.
See other great videos from the march on Youtube here, including the one below which shows participants reading the names of those killed by gun violence in Wilmington.