A candlelight vigil is scheduled for Mon., Nov 21 at 5 p.m. at the QSpot LGBTQ Community Center, 1601 Asbury Ave., Asbury Park in the wake of the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs.
In a statement from the center in Asbury Park members said “Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone impacted by the tragic shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. We stand in solidarity with you all.
“In the wake of another tragic shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, QSpot LGBTQ Community Center, located in Asbury Park, is calling on federal, state and local government and law enforcement leaders to fully fund the costs of securing QSpot’s LGBTQ facility with proper equipment and personnel to guarantee our community members safety. “
More than 250 people each week visit the center for vital support, services, and social engagement, the center said.