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Borough President Diaz
to Join 'Hands Across the Concourse'
Major Event Will Unite Thousands of Bronxites in Opposition to
Violence On Sunday, April 14,
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will join together with
thousands of community and clergy members to join “Hands Across
the Concourse” in opposition to gun violence and domestic
The event, which is co-produced by the Bronx Reentry Task Force
and the Bronx Clergy Criminal Justice Roundtable, will see Bronx
residents and other concerned community leaders join hands in
opposition to violence along the Grand Concourse, between West
Kingsbridge Road and Mosholu Parkway.
“This is a perfect event for our brothers and sisters in the
Bronx to show those who continue to plague our streets with
violence that we are not afraid to stand together as one family,
one Bronx to put a stop to these senseless acts of violence. The
Bronx has had enough, and we will continue to work towards a
safer borough for those who live, work and raise their family
here,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Those participating in the event will begin to line up along the
route at 3 p.m., and Borough
President Diaz will officially join hands at
4 p.m. at the West
Kingsbridge Road location.
To register for the event, visit
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