Bear Witness to Gun Violence Prevention
Sat. Mar. 24: Beacon is coordinating a group participation in the March 24th “March for our lives” rally in Newark NJ. The March begins at10 am in Military Park located at 51 Park Place, Newark, New Jersey 07102. We decided to stay local after listening to the New Jersey students organizing who are organizing a New Jersey march because of midterm elections and the analysis of gun violence impact.
The “March for our lives” movement was started by Parkland students in reaction to the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February.
To avoid traffic and parking and to be green, we are traveling by train. We plan to take the 8:42 am train from Summit to Newark (train #6914). So join us in Summit train station around 8:30AM, or board this train on another stop along the line. The train will for example be in Maplewood at 8:54AM. We will be in the last car and will have bagels. Wear Beacon T-shirts and bring signs. The rally will start in Military Park in Newark at 10AM. Wim Sweldens and Kathy Allen Roth are coordinating.
Email Wim at firstname.lastname@example.org to let him know you are coming.