Kishwaukee Corridor Weed & Seed ‘Take Back Broadway’ march set for April 20
From press release
Kishwaukee Corridor Weed & Seed (KCWS) is organizing its second march to “Take Back Broadway” from the prostitution and crime occurring in the area.
The march will begin at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, at Broadway United Methodist Church, 1111 Broadway St. The march route bill be Broadway to Seventh St., Seventh St. to 12th Avenue, 12th Avenue to Parmele and then back to the church. The march will end at around 6 or 6:30 p.m.
The residents, businesses and patrons visiting the Broadway Street area deserve to enjoy a thriving business district, free from crime. This march is the second in what will be a series of marches held to show the entire community’s commitment and willingness to work hard and collaboratively to not only get rid of the crime, but to offer outreach and assistance to those trapped in the vicious cycle of prostitution.
If you live, work, shop or visit this area, join in the march to work toward restoring safety for everyone in the Broadway Street area and in every part of the Kishwuakee Corridor Weed & Seed area.
Supporting and coordinating agencies of this march include Kishwaukee Corridor Weed & Seed, Winnebago County Health Department, Rockford Police Department, City of Rockford, state Rep. Chuck Jefferson’s office, ORCHiD 3rd Union College Neighborhood Association, THAT Place, Midtown District Association, Take It Back/Keye Malquist Neighborhood Group, South Sixth Street Neighborhood Group, Coronado Haskell Neighborhood Group, Neighborhood Networks and Members/Residents of other area Neighborhood Groups and organizations.
For more information, contact Anna Johnson, Kishwaukee Corridor Weed & Seed site coordinator, at (815) 967-0413, ext. 15.
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