Community leaders, victims of violence come together for Louisville Peace: Piece by Piece
The goal of the event was to offer a creative response to violence in the city and the world.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Bringing peace to Louisville, one piece at a time.
"There's never closure when you lose someone in a violent way, but at least there's an opportunity for some peace," LMPD Chief Steve Conrad said.
Community leaders and victims of violence came together Saturday for Louisville Peace: Piece by Piece.
It was all about offering a creative response to violence in the city and the world.
One key element was the creation of a Table of Peace.
On the tiles of that table top, people at the event wrote the name of a peacemaker, victim of violence, or simply their wish for peace.
"It's an entry point for anyone to be able to come down here and contribute to this table. I think there are a lot of people like me that are like I don't know what I can do about this. But at least this is a step and at least this is bringing community together to start thinking about ways that we can address the issue," event organizer Dan Galvin said.
Organizers say the table will be placed at different spots all over the city, and will serve as a symbol of peace and non-violence.
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