Candlelight Vigil for Northern Illinois and Louisiana Campus Victims, 2/19

There will be a candlelight vigil in memory of the recent shooting victims of Northern Illinois University and Louisiana Technical College on Tuesday, February 19 at 6 p.m. on the Student Quad. Organized by the Center for Non-Violence and Prevention Programs, University Police, Protestant Campus Ministry, Students Against Violence, Health Promotion and The Women’s Center, the vigil will feature speakers, poetry readings and a musical performance followed by the lighting of candles.

You are invited to join us to remember those who lost their lives and to take a stand against violence in our communities. For further information, contact Jhon Velasco at 973-655-7033 or by e-mail at

Those who would like to view or send condolence messages to the institutions may do so at these links:

Northern Illinois University

Louisiana Technical College