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Thursday, March 31, 2011

POP, Angels in Action set anti-violence rally for Saturday

Route of Saturday's march shown in red.
Stephen Hatcher, chair of the Plainfield chapter of Peoples Organization for Progress (POP0 advises that the group is being joined by Angels in Action for an anti-violence march and rally this Saturday.

The event will begin at Grant Avenue and West 3rd Street at 2:00 PM and proceed to the convenience store at West 3rd and Monroe, the site of the shooting death of Nelson Santos, Plainfield's fifth homicide of 2011.

Plainfield's fifth homicide of 2011 happened outside this convenience store.

A rally against the violence, with speakers, will be held at the site of the shooting, according to Hatcher. The rally will conclude at 4:00 PM. For more information, contact him at (908) 731-1518.

-- Dan Damon [follow]

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Rob said...

I am sure the Mayor will be happy to make some more photo copies in support of this movement.
Sharon Robinson Briggs or Batman..who's the bigger Crime Fighter???
Yes, I know one of them is fake...
( No, really, this time I meant Batman was fake one )

Dwayne said...

We have to rally to stop this violence against our community. Our children need guidance and support. Hopefully folks come out to support this.

My son's first game is Saturday, but afterwards, I will be there.