PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A big rally is happening Tuesday in Harrisburg, calling for an end to violence. Dozens of crime survivors and their families boarded a bus in Port Richmond Tuesday morning.
“I believe one voice can change everything,” Nicole Dorrell said. “It’s okay to sit in our living rooms and watch the shows and tell everybody something should change, something should change but if you never use your voice nothing is going to change.”READ MORE: Crews Battle Wildfire At Brendan T Byrne State Forest In New Jersey
The group, Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice will join hundreds of others at the state Capitol to urge lawmakers for safety reforms.READ MORE: Viewing Underway For Fallen Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson In South Philadelphia: 'It's A Terrible Tragedy'
They say their mission is more critical than ever in the wake of recent mass shootings across the country, including one right here in Philadelphia.MORE NEWS: Phillies' Bryce Harper Out Indefinitely With Broken Thumb After Being Hit By Pitch In 4-2 Win Over Padres
Three people were killed and 11 others were struck by gunfire in a shooting on Philadelphia’s South Street over the weekend.