Children Honor King with March for Peace

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin

In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., students from four Richmond elementary schools, parents and community members will March for Peace Friday, Jan. 13, in the Nystrom/Iron Triangle neighborhoods.
This is the fifth community and schools March for Peace. More than 500 students are expected to participate.
After the march, students will have a rally on the new sports field at the recently renovated and reopened MLK, Jr., Park. The rally will include songs, essays, and speeches by youth. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin is also scheduled to speak.
The march is coordinated by Richmond College Prep Schools, Lincoln Elementary, Coronado Elementary, and Nystrom Elementary, in partnership with City of Richmond, Sims Metal Management, Urban Tilth, Richmond Community Foundation, West Contra Costa Unified School District, and Santa Fe, Coronado and Iron Triangle residents.
 For information, contact Tana Monteiro at (510) 235-2066.

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