UU holds ‘Remember Me’ walk for homicide-loss survivors
JACKSON, Tenn.- A remembrance event by Union University to honor those lost to homicide and crime. Union’s annual “Remember Me” Commemorative Walk was held on campus, led by school president, Dr. Dub Oliver. Alongside the event, special prayers of blessing for survivors, left to cope with the consequences of crime, and a presentation of a special honor, for victim’s rights. “Very few families have the time to say goodbye to a loved one whose lost a life to homicide, so it become important and empowering for them to stand up and walk for their loss witnesses and acknowledged,” said Dr. Theresa Blakley, social work professor at Union University. That event is sponsored by the Initiative for Trauma, Faith and Resilience, of the Center for Just and Caring Communities, and Union’s School of Social Work.