Prayer walk aims to stop domestic violence

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Domestic violence is one of the issues addressed this past weekend at a prayer walk in Birmingham. It began at the Hudson K-8 School Saturday morning.

Organizers talked about problems disrupting the neighborhood, including drugs and gangs. They say they want safer areas where kids can go after school until their parents arrive home. They are also pushing GED education that would help the unemployed qualify for jobs.

Birmingham Police Chief AC Roper and community leaders spearheaded Saturday's event.

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