Guns & Domestic Violence: A Lethal Combination

Date: 
Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
John Jay College of Criminal Justice Gerald W. Lynch Auditorium 524 W. 59th St. New York, NY 10019

In observance of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence,  CONNECT, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence present:

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | John Jay College - Gerald Lynch Auditorium

In observance of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence theme, “ The Proliferation of small handguns in cases of intimate partner violence” CONNECT and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence presents Guns & Domestic Violence: A Lethal Combination. The event will begin with a presentation on the problem of domestic violence and guns, existing federal and New York State laws designed to address the issue, and pending New York State legislation designed to close loopholes. This will be followed by a roundtable discussion with community activists about the lethal intersection of guns 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
  • Outreach and Strategic Coordination Executive Director Edward Hill
  • CONNECT Co-Executive Directors Sally MacNichol and Quentin Walcott
  • Life Camp Founder Erica Ford
  • The Fortune Society Director of Community Relations Marlon Peterson
  • Community Driven Solutions Founder and President Juan Ramos

WHERE 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Gerald W. Lynch Auditorium

524 W. 59th St.

New York, NY 10019

 
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