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Walk to End Gun Violence event in the West End

An April walk and event is being organized now in honor of Dominic Davis, an 11-year-old who was shot and killed in the West End. Several children and a parent were also injured in the shooting. The event will begin with a walk through the West End and will be followed by a town hall and community dialogue event, providing an opportunity for city leaders, community leaders, and residents to engage in open discussions about creating impactful change.

The Town Hall will feature the following speakers and panelists:

  • Mayor Pureval
  • Michelle Mueller from Moms Demand Action
  • Civil rights attorney Fannon Rucker
  • Congressman Greg Landsman

In addition, the Concert for Peace will include performances from Triibe, TV Showez, Dueces II and local worship singers and choirs.

Below is the schedule for the event on April 6, 2024:

  • 9:00 am: Coffee and Donuts at Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy (CCPA) parking lot
  • 10:00 am: Walk to End Gun Violence – The Walk begins on Linn St., goes around the West End, and will end at CCPA
  • 11:00 am: Town Hall/Community Dialogue Event at CCPA Auditorium
  • 12:30 pm: Concert for Peace at Ezzard Charles Park: Live music, food trucks, and stations set up by nonprofits to provide resources and encourage alternatives to gangs and gang violence

This walk is in honor of all of those affected by the plague of gun violence. If you are planning on attending, please register for free at https://www.eventcreate.com/e/walkcincinnati

If you are interested in helping or volunteering, please reach out to Ali Rizvi via email (ali.rizvi@nyu.edu) or by phone (513-557-6572).

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