Leaders take to the streets to end violence

The Central Brooklyn Anti-Violence Coalition and local leaders attempted to raise awareness about neighborhood violence by marching through Fort Greene Friday.The march organizers say they?ve

FORT GREENE - The Central Brooklyn Anti-Violence Coalition and local leaders attempted to raise awareness about neighborhood violence by marching through Fort Greene Friday.

The march organizers say they?ve seen their share of violence and want to spread the message that it must stop.

Local leaders like Assemblywoman Annette Robinson (D-Brooklyn) participated. Participants marched to three housing complexes in Fort Greene.

Organizers say they have marched throughout Brooklyn before. Organizers say the march is only the first step. They say they plan to bring resources, such as education and employment information back to the housing complexes to help get residents on their feet.

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