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Exploring the Link Between Guns and Violence, Part 2: Policy Action on the Ground
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Sponsored by D4H and APHA

10/29/2013
When: 10/29/2013
2 - 3:30 PM ET
Where: Webinar
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Exploring the Link Between Guns and Violence, Part 2: Policy Action on the Ground

October 29, 2013

11-12:30 PM PT / 2:00-3:30 PM ET

In this second Web Forum, this discussion is taken a step further and right into the policy arena. Speakers will:

  • Discuss the role of the local elected official in the gun violence debate;
  • Address the challenges and opportunities of coalition building around this topic;
  • Further explore why violence should be viewed as a pandemic, and the problem solving approaches that such framing provides.

Sponsored by The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation, The California Endowment and the Public Health Institute


Presenters

· Gary Slutkin, MD
Founder and Executive Director, Cure Violence and Professor, Epidemiology and International Health, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

· Brina Milikowsky, JD
Senior Policy Advisor and Council. NYC Office of the Mayor, Mayors Against Illegal Guns

· Vincent DeMarco, JD
President, Maryland Citizen's Health Initiative and National Coordinator, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence


Moderator

Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, FNAPA, FACEP (E), Hon FRSPH
Executive Director, American Public Health Association

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