East Flatbush residents march against gun violence

The sixth annual

The sixth annual "Not In My Hood" march was held Saturday in East Flatbush. (5/21/16)

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn residents united in peaceful protest Saturday, marching and chanting in an effort to end gun violence.

The sixth annual "Not In My Hood" march was organized by a nonprofit called East Flatbush Village Inc.

Community members and elected officials marched from Meyer Levin junior high school to a resource fair, trying to get one important message across to the youth in the community: drop the guns.

The fair featured information on job opportunities and after-school programs.

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