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Date(s) - 12/08/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Gerald W. Lynch Auditorium

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This event will feature an expert presentation on U.S. federal and New York State gun laws to address domestic violence, and pending state legislation designed to close loopholes. This will be followed by a roundtable discussion with community activists about the lethal intersection of gun violence and domestic violence in New York City.

Sponsored by a wide array of community and city agencies, including the NYC Elder Abuse Center, the event will also feature:

  • Amy Paulin, New York State Assemblywoman
  • Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
  • Rose Pierre-Lewis, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
  • Leah Gunn-Barrett, Executive Director, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
  • Edward Hill, Executive Director of Outreach and Strategic Coordination, Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
  • Sally MacNichol and Quentin Walcott, Co-Executive Directors, CONNECT
  • Erica Ford, Founder, Life Camp
  • Marion Peterson, Director of Community Relations, The Fortune Society
  • Juan Ramos, Founder and President, Community Driven Solutions

For more information, download the event flyer by clicking here.