HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is partnering with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to host an anti-violence walk in Maywood. The event will take place Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 am at the corner of 22nd Ave & St. Charles Rd. in Maywood.

“This year Maywood has seen an increase of violence,” said Welch. “This march will send a message to those who commit violent acts that our community will stand up to them to ensure the safety of our friends and neighbors. Join me, other elected officials, community leaders and concerned citizens to show our desire for a violence free community.”

Who: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Free & Open to Public

What: Alphas In the Streets

When: Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 22nd Ave & St. Charles Rd., Maywood

In addition to this anti-violence march, Welch is fighting to restore funding for violence prevention programs, which have been cut due to Gov. Rauner’s budget impasse. Sign Welch’s petition to urge the governor to fund these important programs at: bit.ly/welchviolenceprevention.

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