Newark, NJ (BlackNews.com) — In response to violence in the township of Irvington, NJ, community leaders have organized a much needed community forum. They are calling on 10,000 concerned citizens to come and participate in a massive anti-violence town hall meeting. This event is being organized and hosted by the Newark Anti-Violence Coalition.
The event will be moderated by Kiss F.M.’s Open Line talk show host, James Mtume. Special guests include the Honorable Wayne Smith of Irvington, NJ and Dr. Malik Zulu Shabazz – Executive Director of Black Lawyers for Justice / National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party.
The anti-violence town hall meeting will discuss, analyze, and offer solutions to the pandemic of violence plaguing the township of Irvington, NJ and in Black and Brown America.
For more information, contact: NAVC at 908-956-3523 or visit www.facebook.com/pages/Newark-Anti-Violence-Coaltion/187817488230
WHO: Newark Anti-Violence Coalition
WHAT: Discuss analyze, and offer solutions to the pandemic of violence plaguing the Township of Irvington, NJ and, Black and Brown America!
WHEN: Friday, April 8th, 2011, 6:00pm – 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: Christian Pentecostal Church, 105 Harrison Place, Irvington, New Jersey (On the Corner of Clinton Ave and Harrison Place)
WHY: Black on Black Violence: Are We On the Verge Of Self-Genocide (Self-Destruction)?
The Newark Anti-Violence Coalition Mission Statement:
The Newark Anti-Violence Coalition is a community-based organization composed of many community leaders, community organizations, and concerned citizens committed to stopping the pandemic disease of violence plaguing Afrikan American and Latino American communities in the city of Newark, NJ and throughout the tri-state area! We tirelessly organize and challenge the people, the block, the streets, the schools, the clergy, and elected officials one mind at a time to fight violence of any kind!
Those who would like to join, support, or volunteer, should contact:
Bashir Akinyele at (908) 956-3523 or email@example.com
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