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March and Rally for Peace in Santa Cruz
In response to recent gun shots and assaults in Santa Cruz, a march and rally took place on July 29th as a way for various communities to unite against violence and call for peace in the streets. Three seperate marches, Live Oak/East Side, Beach Flats and West Side, converged at Louden Nelson Park. White Hawk Aztec Dancers led moms, dads, kids, musicians, students, workers, people living in rehabilitation homes, folklóricos and others through the streets of Santa Cruz. The rally in the park consisted of young speakers, dancers, musicians and Santa Cruz politicos.
The events were sponsorsed by Barrios Unidos, Resource Center for Non-Violence, Live Oak Family Resource Center, For the People, Santa Cruz Neighbors, Garfield Church, Beach Flats Community Center, Familia Center, Youth Services and many more organizations and individuals.
Si Se Puede, located in Watsonville, provides residential long-term substance abuse treatment (more than 30 days) to men going through the criminal in-justice system.