City Council member and Borough President hopeful Leroy Comrie will be co-hosting a rally with the Commission on Social Action to protest gun violence this Saturday. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Details below.
Press Release: On Saturday March 31, 2012 the Commission on Social Action (COSA), along with Council Member Leroy Comrie, will be holding a rally in honor of those who have been affected by gun violence in Queens and across the country.
For over a decade, there have been tragic incidents that have involved gun violence that include Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, Danroy Henry, Ramarly Graham, and Trayvon Martin.
Clergy, community leaders and elected officials will have an opportunity to speak out about the policies and tactics such as ‘stop and frisk’ that have affected the everyday lives of community residents, particularly youth. This will also be an opportunity for Queens youth to learn about their rights and what they can do to help make sure tragedies like this do not happen to them.
What: Commission on Social Action (COSA) and Council Member Leroy Comrie host “March For Justice”
Where: It will be starting at Linden and Francis Lewis Boulevard and end in St. Albans Park at Merrick Blvd. & Sayres Avenue
When: Saturday, March 31st 10:00a.m. – 1:00pm