Kids march to 'Increase the Peace, Stop the Violence'

Dozens of students from East New York called for an end to gun violence today during the annual "Increase the Peace, Stop the Violence" march.

BROOKLYN - Dozens of students from East New York called for an end to gun violence today during the annual "Increase the Peace, Stop the Violence" march.

The group started with a march this morning, which was followed by a rally at Gershwyn Park in the afternoon. Organizers say they want all parents to take their children to programs, which can help keep them off the streets this summer and prevent the loss of more innocent lives.

This year's march and rally come after a 19-year-old from East New York was charged with the murder of a teenage girl during a Brighton Beach boardwalk shooting earlier this month.

Vigil held for victim of Brighton Beach boardwalk shooting

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
2 Word on the Street: Selfies
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 3 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
Police say the woman was struck while crossing 4 Pedestrian struck, killed in Mill Basin
5 Brooklyn Sportscast, Jan. 16

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE