Stand Up to Violence, an anti-violence program, held their First Anniversary Peace March and Rally on Saturday, August 22. The event began with a breakfast and then a march from Community Board 12’s White Plains Road office to Mazzei Playground in Allerton. The march included a vigil and then there was a celebration of the program at the playground. SUV relies on violence interrupters to reach high-risk persons, and mediate disputes in the community, especially in locales where there has been violence in the past.
Stand Up To Violence Family Day and One-Year-Celebration
Photo by Edwin Soto