Organizer hopes to form coalition following Community Speaks anti-violence march set for today in Salisbury
Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Shavonne Walker
SALISBURY — The ultimate goal for a march scheduled in downtown Salisbury today, said minister Latasha Wilks, is for the community to unite to put an end to violence.
The Community Speaks march is planned from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the graffiti wall at East Horah and South Main streets.
The march will begin at the graffiti wall, circle the block, follow East Innes Street and return to the graffiti wall, where there will be speakers and performances.
The march will draw attention to the recent violence that has plagued the city, Wilks said, adding that community leaders have come together in efforts to address the issue. In a march invitation on social media, Wilks said that people who stand in the realm of nonviolence should join the march.
“We will stand in love, honor, peace, respect and, most of all, nonviolence,” she said.
Wilks is also president of Let’s Lend a Helping Hand Inc.
Contact reporter Shavonne Walker at 704-797-4253.