Preventing Gun Violence: a Community Conversation

Gun violence has touched a broad cross section of our city and our country, and remains a persistent public safety issue. The League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area invites you to hear local community leaders share their personal stories and professional insights and then join us in exploring how we can take personal and collective action. A primary focus will be the impact on families, children and adolescents.

This event is purposefully scheduled during the 2018 Florida legislative session and will be outcome and action-oriented.

Panelists:
Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, Chair, St. Petersburg City Council
Amanda Thalji-Raitano, PhD, licensed psychologist, BeSMART for Kids
Rev. Dr. Manuel L. Sykes, Bethel Community Baptist Church
Dr. David Berman, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Ryan Mitchell, facilitator, Lieutenant Firefighter Paramedic

To learn more about this issue:

Visit our Gun Safety Action Guide at:
https://lwvspa.org/gun-issues/

View our recent community conversation with St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway:
https://www.facebook.com/allendaleumc/videos/10159632295755596/

To review proposed 2018 FL gun legislation click here.
https://lwvspa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2018-gun-bill-chart.pdf

For more information, contact GunSafety@lwvspa.org

Hosted by:
League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area

Community Partners:
Allendale United Methodist Church
American Civil Liberties Union of Pinellas
Bethel Community Baptist Church
City of St. Petersburg
Leif Nissen Foundation
Lakewood United Church of Christ
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America/St. Pete
Pinellas County Urban League
St. Petersburg Quakers
Zonta Club of Pinellas County

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Preventing Gun Violence: a Community Conversation

Gun violence has touched a broad cross section of our city and our country, and remains a persistent public safety issue. The League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area invites you to hear local community leaders share their personal stories and professional insights and then join us in exploring how we can take personal and collective action. A primary focus will be the impact on families, children and adolescents.

This event is purposefully scheduled during the 2018 Florida legislative session and will be outcome and action-oriented.

Panelists:
Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, Chair, St. Petersburg City Council
Amanda Thalji-Raitano, PhD, licensed psychologist, BeSMART for Kids
Rev. Dr. Manuel L. Sykes, Bethel Community Baptist Church
Dr. David Berman, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Ryan Mitchell, facilitator, Lieutenant Firefighter Paramedic

To learn more about this issue:

Visit our Gun Safety Action Guide at:
https://lwvspa.org/gun-issues/

View our recent community conversation with St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway:
https://www.facebook.com/allendaleumc/videos/10159632295755596/

To review proposed 2018 FL gun legislation click here.
https://lwvspa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2018-gun-bill-chart.pdf

For more information, contact GunSafety@lwvspa.org

Hosted by:
League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area

Community Partners:
Allendale United Methodist Church
American Civil Liberties Union of Pinellas
Bethel Community Baptist Church
City of St. Petersburg
Leif Nissen Foundation
Lakewood United Church of Christ
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America/St. Pete
Pinellas County Urban League
St. Petersburg Quakers
Zonta Club of Pinellas County

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