NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) Community leaders in New Iberia attended a peace initiative Thursday at West End Park.
Dozens of local residents attended the event organized by Evangelist Donavan Davis.
The focus was on ways of putting at stop to the ongoing crime and violence in the area.
Speakers included council member Marlon Lewis, and former council member Raymond Lewis who recently lost his son to gun violence.
Veronica Hall, who lost two children to gun violence, also spoke at the event.