Anti Youth-Violence Rally Expected to Draw Hundreds of Students Downtown
‘Peace Rally’ Culminates a Week of Teen Tolerance-Building Activities

Press release

What: Hundreds of teens from several regional high schools are staging a “Peace Rally” to bring attention to rising gang violence and an increase in teen crime victims. Hosted by the Sacramento Youth Commission, the rally culminates a week of peace-related activities on various campuses throughout Sacramento.

Who: Mayor Kevin Johnson
County Supervisor Phil Serna
Supervising Deputy District Attorney Karen Maxwell
Students from Hiram Johnson, C.K. McClatchy, Grant, Luther Burbank and St. Francis

When: Friday, March 18, 2011
Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Cesar Chavez Park
10th and J Streets
(Across from City Hall)