The clergy in Camden is trying to stem the city's violence. Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP) is trying to rally the community.
Church leaders were joined today in a call for peace by the parents of Jewel Manire, a teenager who was one of the two victims shot and killed in Fairview last year.
"I continue to look at her pictures back to birth & wonder how an individual can take the life of one of God's creations," said Manire's mother.
The clergy says that it's critical to create an environment in the city where people feel safe.
CCOP is a faith-based community organizing federation composed of more than 15 congregations working together to transform conditions for individuals and families in the city of Camden.
Cooler and drier air moves in today but the heat and humidity return for the second half of the holiday weekend.
A cold front came through last night meaning cooler, less humid air is moving in for Thursday. Mostly sunny skies and winds gusting to 25mph are also expected today. Friday starts off very cool and also features a pleasant afternoon.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.