Racist fliers spur woman to launch diversity initiative in Norwalk

A Norwalk woman has launched a community-driven initiative to highlight and celebrate the city's diversity. 



This comes after some people discovered racist fliers in their driveways on Feb. 6. 



Sharon Baanante says when she heard about white supremacist fliers distributed in her hometown, she couldn't stay silent. Baanante says she felt compelled to do something to show the city's strength is its diversity.



"We have a town or city that's really full of love and diversity, and I couldn't believe that somebody would have the audacity to do it here," Baanante says. 



She's now officially launched the "Love ALL Project" to showcase Norwalk's commitment to welcoming everyone.



The group had its first meeting Sunday night and will roll out a marketing campaign.



Baanante says members will be looking for feedback on where to take the initiative.


sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."