The Servant Leadership Christian Fellowship, in conjunction with the Chattanooga Youth, local churches and area agencies, will host the Chattanooga Youth Against Violence March and Rally on Tuesday.
The march will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Orchard Knob Baptist Church and will continue to the Engel Stadium where a peace rally will begin at 7 p.m.
Event organizers expect 1,500 to 2,500 participants.
A volunteer informational meeting will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Olivet Baptist Church Kingdom Center for those interested in volunteer opportunities.
Event sponsors include:
East Chattanooga Weed & Seed
City of Chattanooga Parks and Recreation Department
Eastside Task Force
Stop the Madness, Inc.
City of Chattanooga Office of Faith-based Initiatives
Chattanooga Police Department
No More Drama, Inc.
WNOO 1260 am
The Servant Leadership Christian Fellowship is a local alliance of pastors and churches in the tri-state area that have combined forces to address issues that face the city of Chattanooga and surrounding areas. They meet monthly during a fellowship luncheon in the Olivet Baptist Church Kingdom Center for strategic planning.
For more information on the march and rally, contact 266-8709.