Candlelight vigil unites community

By Giselle Palomera Victims and supporters marched in protest against the cycle of domestic abuse down Cesar Chavez Avenue with East Los Angeles Women’s Center at the Mujeres de Paz vigil and walk on Thursday, featuring guest speaker Rose McGowan. The march was led by Rebeca Melendez from the ELAWC and was sponsored by East Los Angeles College, Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team and the ELAC Feminist Club. Posters…

October 12, 2017

‘Mujeres de la Paz’ candlelight march, vigil to raise domestic violence awareness

By Marcus Camacho The “Mujeres de Paz (Women of Peace) – 17th Annual Candlelight March and Vigil” will be held at East Los Angeles College Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. to raise domestic violence awareness. During the event, members from the crowd will be given a chance to share their stories. The organizers of the event have taken steps to ensure the people will feel comfortable sharing their testaments. “We…

September 24, 2014