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Moving the Needle: Gun Violence Prevention Conference
Start Date: 10/1/2021Start Time: 7:45 AM
End Date: 10/1/2021End Time: 3:00 PM

Event Description
Gun violence has reached epidemic proportions in Philadelphia — over 400 people killed and thousands injured last year. This has had a major impact on the physical health and emotional well-being of our children.

The goal: Creating a coordinated and inclusive plan to end this public health crisis in Philadelphia

Keynote speaker:
Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD, Chief Medical Examiner, Washington, D.C.

W. Nick Taliaferro, program moderator, WURD AM 900, Philadelphia Senior Pastor of the West Philadelphia SDA Church

Please join to:
  • Appreciate the day-to-day toll of the epidemic
  • Learn the strategies that these groups employ and how we can coordinate with them
  • Start the process of informed, coordinated and inclusive planning to end the epidemic
  • Learn strategies another city has employed to address the gun violence epidemic
  • Summarize concrete steps to move forward and accountability procedures
  • Lay groundwork for a follow up conference to assess progress for the Spring of 2022
Learn more or register for the event. (Registration is required.)
Contact Information:
Phone: 215-427-5159
Roger A. Mitchello, Chief Medical Examiner, Washington, D.C.
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