A celebration of love that has grown out an act of hate in Downtown Grass Valley Monday. The sun broke out as Love Walk 2 took place on Mill Street on Martin Luther King Day. Around 500 people gathered to celebrate diveristy, tolerance, and love in Nevada County. The Love Walk was co-founded in September of 2017 by then Mayor of Grass Valley Howard Levine in response to the verbal harrassmaent of a young black boy
Jamal Walker, the father of the boy, honored the Grass Valley community that rallied behind his family following the incident.
Walker gave a special acknowlwegement to the Grass Valley Police Department.
Levine was recognized for his contributions to the Love Walk, and today, inspired the crowd with a vision for the future
Following the several songs, prayers, dedications, and speeches the crowd marched up Christopher Stevens Alley and wound their way to the Elks Lodge for more celebrations.