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'Walk for Nonviolence' is this weekend in Springfield

 The Rev. Lauren Holm is pastor of Bethesda Lutheran Church
Bethesda Lutheran Church
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The Rev. Lauren Holm is pastor of Bethesda Lutheran Church

Activists will walk through the North End to remember people killed in gun violence

Activists will take to the streets of Springfield, Massachusetts this weekend for a walk against violence.

Greater Springfield Campaign Nonviolence will hold the event Sunday in the city’s North End.

The walk starts at 2:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church on Waverly Street and will end with a rally there.

Rev. Lauren Holm, pastor of Bethesda Lutheran Church is the chair of the campaign. She spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.