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Imperial Women Coalition, community activists to rally against violence against women to mark the first anniversary of the rescue of Ariel Castro victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight at 5 pm at 2207 Seymour Avenue in Cleveland on May 6, 2014

From left, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight CLEVELAND, Ohio-Community activists will hold a Stop Violence Against Women Rally and Vigil at 5 pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 2207 Seymour Avenue on Cleveland's west side to mark the first year anniversary of the day a year ago that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued from the home of serial rapist and  kidnapper  Ariel Castro following a decade of captivity. The rally and vigil will be held in front of where Castro's since demolished Seymour Avenue home once stood. For more information contact the Imperial Women Coalition at 216-659-0473. "This is a celebrated case of unprecedented cruelty and  violence   and we intend to address this issue and other issues on violence  against   women and girls  in greater Cleveland, statewide and nationally in a  wholehearted  fashion," said Imperial Women Coalition Leader Kathy Wray Coleman. "And we again  praise  the Ariel Castro vi