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"Don't Take My Life, Let Me Live" Organization &
City of Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez Launches
The Eyes of God Camera Initiative

(Miami, FL August 19, 2016) - On Friday, August 19th, Terry Wright along with City of Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez, will launch THE EYES OF GOD-Camera Initiative to be placed at local churches rated the highest zip codes of gun violence in Miami, FL. This initiative stemmed from the recent event held on Father's Day-June 19, 2016 "Don't Take My Life, Let Me Live" posed by the catalyst for pastors, communist activists, law enforcement, elected officials, business owners, etc. to united as a reverberating, resounding organization with an unyielding and uncompromising commitment to take action against this epidemic of gun violence and other corruptions of hate and injustice.

"This is a public expression of our support for the victims and their families of senseless gun violence.  We must  stand together as professional morticians, community leaders and activists against it and address our community challenges that will make our neighborhoods safer," said Terry Wright, owner of Wright and Young Funeral Home.

THE EYES OF GOD initiative will unite communities of all mankind as we urgently respond to echoes of tears bellowing from the souls of powerless survivors, constructing a foundation so resilient and so irrepressible publicly declaring and decreeing...WE SHALL LIVE AND NOT DIE!

The unveiling of the camera initiative will take place in front of Greter Bethel A.M.E. Church located at 245 NW 8th Street, Miami, FL joined by community leaders and community activists.  Among the invited guests are Santonio "Blaze" Carter and Monica Smith parents of King Carter, 6-year-old victim of senseless gun violence, Founders of "Save Our Kings". Other distinguished guests include: Francis Suarez, City of Miami Commissioner-District 4; Keon Hardemon, City of Miami Commissioner-District 5; Cynthia Stafford, State Representatitve-District 109; Kionne McGhee, State Representatitve-District 117; Audrey Edmonson, Miami-Dade County Public Schools-District 2; Dr. Linda Washington-Brown, President of the Miami Chapter-Black Nurses Association; Tangela Sears, Founder of Mothers of Murdered Children; Attorney Larry Handfield of The Handfield Law Firm; Antwan Reeves, Founder of Mission Born Out of Madness; Tawana Akins, Founder of a Better Me; Chief Rodolfo Llanes, City of Miami Police Department; Chief Antonio G. Brooklen, City of Miami Gardens Police Department; Juan J. Perez, Director of Metro-Dade Police Department; Major Dennis Jackson, City of Miami Police Department; Major Ervens Ford, City of Miami Police Department; Dr. Steve Gallon III, Tri-Star Leadership; Pastor Carl Johnson; Reverend Arthur Jackson III; Reverend Billie Strange; Pastor Keith Butler; Reverend Richard Dunn; Pastor Vincent Brown; Pastor Norman McCray; Pastor Tracey McCloud; Pastor Dwayne Richardson; Bishop Norman McCray and David Berger, owner of We Fund Funerals.

WHAT: "The Eyes of God"

WHEN: Friday, August 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.  

WHERE: Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church
245 NW 8th Street


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