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Benning Campus hosts 2nd Annual ‘Increase the Peace’ Rally

This past Saturday, DC parent Veda Rasheealong with many other community partners hosted the second annual Increase the Peace Rally at our Benning Campus.

The rally and parade began at DC Benning Campus and moved through Ward 7 to the Boys and Girls Clubhouse #14. Participants brought signs and memorabilia, and made their voices heard with homemade chantsand performances. In total about 200+ community members joined us and rallied for an end to violence in our community.

Special thanksto our DC parent and activist Ms. Veda Rasheed for ensuring the second annual Increase the Pace Rally was a success! In addition, thanks to DC Councilmembers Vincent C. Gray and Robert White At Large, and Attorney General Karl A. Racine for their undying support.

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Posted on June 6, 2017 in Community

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