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Combating Violence-Party with a Purpose 2014

webtabAfter many candle light vigils for those killed in District 8, Councilor Steven Hoyt wanted to do something that mattered after blowing out the candles. For 8 years he and many others have done that by providing a party with a purpose. The “purpose” is to combat violence. Since its inception, there hasn’t been an act of violence the week leading up to the event. That’s something Councilor Hoyt says is intentional. There is an army of volunteers and businesses that supply what is needed so that families can come out and see that their community cares. It empowers them to live better which can be a foundation to stop violence. To learn more WATCH THE VIDEO.