FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 4, 2008
AIM4PEACE holds awareness marches in response to recent homicides
The City of Kansas City, Mo., AIM4PEACE Community Mediation Program, an initiative of the City Manager’s Office, will lead two awareness marches Aug. 5 in response to recent homicides in the city.
The AIM4PEACE team will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of 533 Chestnut St., on the Bellefontaine Avenue side of the street. The team will then move at 7 p.m. to 2704 Benton Blvd.
AIM4PEACE requests the community’s participation and support from other anti-violence or crime prevention organizations to help stop the shooting.
AIM4PEACE works directly with high-risk individuals and connects them to services and opportunities. The group also mobilizes the community for rapid responses to homicides, helping to spread the message: “Stop the Shooting and Killing!”
For more information about the AIM4PEACE program or how to get involved, call (816) 513-3886 or visit http://www.kcmo.org/aim4peace.