Peace Rally planned for Thornton Township

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Saturday, October 20, 10:00am

information provided by Thornton Township High Schools District 205

HARVEY, Ill. (October 3, 2018) – The Thornton Township High School District 205 Student Board of Education is inviting the community to a “Better Together, Stronger Forever” March and Rally for Peace on Saturday, October 20, 2018. In response to violence in communities across the country, Thornton Township is joining the peace movement.

The event will be held at Ascension St. Susanna Catholic Church (15234 Myrtle Ave in Harvey) from 10:00am–2:00pm. Food and live entertainment will help bring people together.

Representatives from District 205 say, “Our third Annual March for Peace will bring everyone together to achieve one goal: Peace. It will provide students, teachers, parents, community leaders, and stakeholders a platform to unite and work towards ending violence in Thornton Township, Chicago, and the surrounding areas.”

Early projections estimate that more than 1,000 marchers will participate in the October 20 event.

More information is available from the District 205 Public Relations and Communications Department: