Guns and Domestic Violence: A Lethal Combination

Date: 
Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

  

Guns & Domestic Violence: A Lethal Combination

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

This event is free and open to the public.

 

CONNECT, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence present Guns & Domestic Violence: A Lethal Combination. This event will feature an expert presentation on United States 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.

WHO
New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
Commissioner Rose Pierre-Louis, Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett
Executive Director of Outreach and Strategic Coordination Edward Hill, Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
CONNECT Co-Executive Directors Sally MacNichol and Quentin Walcott
Life Camp Founder Erica Ford
John Jay College Chair of Gender Studies Dr. Katie Gentile
The Fortune Society Director of Community Relations Marlon Peterson
Community Driven Solutions Founder and President Juan Ramos

WHEN
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

**Doors to open at 6 p.m.**

WHERE
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Gerald W. Lynch Auditorium
524 W. 59th St.
New York, NY 10019

**This event is FREE and open to the public.**

For more information email connect@connectnyc.org.
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SPONSORS: Manhattan Borough President’s Office ✸ NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence ✸ Barrier Free Living ✸ BK Nation ✸ Center For Anti-Violence Education ✸ Center for Court Innovation ✸ CONNECT ✸ Crown Heights Community Mediation Center/Save Our Streets ✸ Day One ✸ Girls for Gender Equity ✸ Hollaback! ✸ Korean American Family Service Center ✸ Mount Sinai SAVI ✸ Legal Momentum ✸ New York Asian Women’s Center ✸ New York City Elder Abuse Center ✸ New Yorkers Against Gun Violence ✸ Sanctuary for Families ✸ STEPS to End Family Violence ✸ The Healing Center ✸ Violence Intervention Project ✸ Voces Latinas ✸

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