SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield organization is hoping that all violent incidents in the city will come to an end.
The Greater Springfield Campaign for Nonviolence held a walk for non-violence in Springfield Sunday afternoon.
Dozens of people walked along State Street stopping to pray and remember those in the community who have been victims of violence. A rally followed the event.
The event was intended to begin a community conversation and explore ways residents can build a peace-filled city.
Organizers said they’re taking action to build a long-term movement for active nonviolence in our city and beyond.