A press release from the office of Arkansas Congressman French Hill
says that Hill will join a press conference set for tomorrow
that will spotlight the efforts of the Victory Over Violence Coalition,
which seeks to promote peaceful resolution of conflict.
The press conference will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at Little Rock's MacArthur Park, at the corner of E. 9th and Commerce Streets.
The Victory Over Violence Coalition
is a partnership of KARK 4 News/Fox 16 News and local outreach groups. including the longstanding anti-violence non-profit Let Our Violence End
, which was founded in 1994 at the height of the Little Rock gang wars. The coalition seeks to build partner relationships with local businesses and non-profits, recruit and train volunteers and mentors to help at-risk youth, and educate young people about how to settle their differences peacefully while avoiding gangs and drugs.