Gun Violence: Its Traumatic Impact On Our Communities

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Gun Violence: Its Traumatic Impact On Our Communities

Gun Violence: Its Traumatic Impact On Our Communities In 2018, there were 40,000 gun deaths in the United States, the highest number in 40 years. Suicides, mass shootings, assaults and accidental shootings underscore gun violence as a critical public health issue. Join us to explore the traumatic impact gun violence has on the health and safety of our communities and what we can do to address its devastating aftermath. Panelists:Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MDDean and ProfessorCharles R. Drew University College of MedicineFernando Rejón, MAExecutive Director Urban Peace InstituteTchaka Shepherd, MDTrauma DirectorSt. Francis Medical CenterModerator: Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPHCo-Director, UC Firearm Violence Prevention Center at UCLAProfessor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Co-Presented by UCLA Students of Color for Public Health and UC Firearm Violence Prevention Center at UCLA If you are joining the livestream, you do not need to RSVP.

Just click HERE on April 3rd. Please note that the program begins at 6:30pm PDT. Getting to UCLA: By Bike: For a detailed map of routes, racks, and repair station locations, visit HERE. By Bus: For public transportation information, visit HERE. By Car: Motorists must purchase a parking permit ($12) from the Information kiosk on Westwood Plaza, just north of Charles E. Young Drive South before proceeding to Parking Structure 9. In order to arrive promptly, we strongly recommend that you allow ample time for traffic, picking up your permit, and finding parking.  .

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