DMPS Speak Up Against Violence Walk

Combating violence in the metro area

DES MOINES - Des Moines Public Schools are coming together to speak up against violence. They will be hosting a walk against violence to combat the violence happening in Des Moines this year. So far this year there have been 24 homicides.

The community is welcomed to participate in the walk. The event will get underway at 5:15 next Friday, October 6, gathering at the southwest corner of North High before parading up 6th Avenue. Participants will be back to North in time for the opening kick-off. 

Community activist/rap artist Will Keeps will perform at 5:15 followed by speeches and the walk will kick off at 5:45.


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