Community Urged to Take Part in Glendale Peace March

GLENDALE–The Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee announced that as a measure to counter the recent wave of youth violence in and around Glendale–a Peace March has been organized to motivate the community to work together.

The Glendale Community Peace March is scheduled for Saturday–June 0 at 5:30 p.m. at the Herbert Hoover High School and will encompass the Hoover/Toll/Kepple School Complex.

The peace march organizing committee announced that the march was put together in order to "foster peace–solidarity and a sense of family in the Glendale community," and to "focus on the importance of working to together to ensure a physical and mental ‘safe environment’ in which our youth may grow."

At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday participants will gather at the Hoover High School football field (Olmstead Drive and School Street) and the walk will begin at 6:30 p.m.

"We would like to assure you that this a peaceful walk–and there will be dozens of Peace Keeper Volunteers to help run things smoothly," said the organizers of the march.

"In the midst of tragedies that have happened in the last weeks–we call for peace and solidarity within the Glendale community. Remember that you make up the community and it is essential to have your support," added the committee.

The Organizing Committee also asked the community to make donations to provide T-shirts for Peace Keepers and provide participants with refreshmen’s and snacks.

The Glendale ANC also urged the community to take part in this important bridge-building event.

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