MLK CommUNITY Initiative holding prayer vigil tonight in downtown Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The MLK CommUNITY Initiative is holding a prayer vigil tonight in downtown Bakersfield urging unity and forgiveness amid civil unrest across the nation.

The vigil will be held at 5 p.m. in front of the Bakersfield Police Department’s downtown headquarters, located at 1601 Truxtun Ave. Pastors and other community leaders will be participating in the event.

“The…vigil’s intent is to bring hope, unity and awareness to our commUNITY, because no matter how we look at this, we are in this together,” the organization said.

Visit for more information about the event and the MLK CommUNITY Initiative.

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