Anti-violence vigil set for Friday

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Congressman Danny K. Davis in conjunction with the 7th Congressional District ministers, Sankofa Safe Child Initiative, the 7th Congressional District Peoples’ Assembly and the Westside Branch NAACP invite you to a community peace vigil 6:3 p.m. Aug. 29.

The agenda for Friday night’s event – which will be held at the Garfield Park Band Shell, 3700 W. Madison St. – is youth and violence, and community unity.

All are welcome, and there will be free refreshments while supplies last.

For more information, call (773) 626-8481 or email

Community partners include:

  • Sankofa Safe Child
  • Garfield Park Hospital
  • Mt. Vernon M.B. Church
  • Greater Rock M. B. Church
  • Corinthian Temple C.O.G.I.C.
  • Alpha & Omega M.B. Church
  • Christian Love M.B. Church
  • Fillmore House of Prayer
  • St. Martin De Porres Church
  • Greater Open Door M. B. Church
  • New Birth N.T.F.B.C.
  • Pleasant Grove M. B. Church
  • Great True Vine M. B. Church
  • Stone Temple Church
  • Westside Ministers Coalition
  • Original Garfield Park M. B. Church
  • New Tabernacle of Faith M. B. Church
  • ¬†Westside Ministers Conference
  • Attorney Richard Boykin
  • Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown
  • ¬†Cook County Commissioner Robert B. Steele,
  • Ald. Jason Ervin


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