Community members announced Tuesday a march against crime that will take place Saturday.

The event has been planned to begin at 7 p.m.

Protesters will walk from the Vicente Guerrero Park to the Civic Center.

The march — coordinated by an organization named in Spanish Citizens for Mexicali — has been supported by several community, business, education, worship, environmental and Pro Life associations, as well as some nonprofit organizations.

Irma Mendoza, President of the San Marcos and Villafontana Neighbors Committee, told La Voz newspaper that the march is nonpartisan.

Those taking part in the event seek to show their commitment to work with the authorities to address crime. Luis Treviño, with the Public Safety and Justice Commission of the Entrepreneurial Confederation of Mexicali, told the newspaper that the state must modify its strategy against crime after the Aug. 12 incidents.

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