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The general public is invited to attend the "We Care For 0ur Communities" event on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 from 12-7 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Park, 601 9th St., Rock Island, Ill. The purpose of this free event is to find a solution to the gun violence plaguing our local neighborhoods. One of the important goals of the "We Care For 0ur Communities" event is to help raise funds to install video cameras in the most violent areas of Rock Island and its public parks to assist police officials in apprehending the people committing these violent acts.
Donations are welcomed and encouraged to achieve this goal, however the event is free to the public.This special community event will include state senators and representatives, city mayors, chiefs of police, current and former city aldermen, as well as community leaders, such as Liz Sherwin, Rock Island County NAACP president and Dr. Ida Johnson, founder of United Neighbors. Ako Abdul-Samad, Iowa House Assistant Minority Leader, will be delivering the keynote address.
This event is intended to address the issue of gun violence and deliver messages to promote putting an end to these heinous acts that are ripping apart the fabric of our communities. The event also will include free entertainment, children's activities and food and beverage vendors.
For more information, please contact Willie "DJ CandyMan" Williams.
What: We Care for Our Communities Family Day in the Park
When: Saturday, Sept. 6
Time: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Park, 601 9th St., Rock Island
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