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Park students raise funds, awareness about gun violence using shell casings to create jewelry

RACINE — Park High School’s latest art project is fueled by art educator, Stephen Quirke, and his student’s anger, fear and sadness in relation to gun violence. Using shell casings from guns, students enrolled in the Art Metals course are creating a case for change by constructing and selling rings with proceeds benefitting Voices of […]

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Take a stand against gun violence: community rally at Monument Square on June 2

RACINE— On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 2, the Racine community will come together at Monument Square to make an effort to curb gun violence in the community. Racine County, in partnership with Voices of Black Mothers United, welcomes community members to gather from noon to 2 p.m. for a rally to support survivors […]

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VCRI: Crime, gun violence community contact information

Gun violence has been on the rise in 2022. Racine area residents are encouraged to help by the Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (VCRI) to refer to these telephone numbers for notifying law enforcement and connecting with community and gun violence prevention and safety programs. Crime, Gun Violence Community Contacts Racine Police DispatchNon-Emergency262-886-2300 To support youth […]