Saturday, December 29, 2012

Candlelight vigil for youth homicide victims, Dec. 31

The annual Northeast Performing Arts Group candlelight vigil and rally in memory of youth who were homicide victims takes place Monday, December 31 at 5:00 pm at the NEPAG NE Outreach Youth Center (3431 Benning Rd NE).

The organization has sponsored this annual event for 22 years, "hoping that this one will be our LAST."   Attendees, who will light a candle to commemorate each of the children and youth under the age of 25 who have been killed in the District this year,

are driven to send a message of HOPE and PEACE for the FUTURE and the lives of our youth living in Washington, DC. Coming Together in PEACE and PRAYING for the lives lost on the streets to HOMICIDE.

Additional information is available by calling (202) 388-1274, emailing NEPAG, or tweeting NEPAG, @neperformingart.

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