Gun Violence Prevention — Action, Truth and Reconciliation
When: April 8, 3:00-4:30pm,
Where:Temple Emunah, 9 Piper Rd, Lexington, MA 02421
Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by: Follen Church Gun Violence Prevention Committee
Co-sponsored by #LexingtonSaysEnough
This inclusive forum on gun safety and healing will inform us about existing gun safety laws, highlight the work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute in Roxbury/Dorchester, and the work of student activists.
Panelists will include:
* Attorney General Maura Healey, who will describe existing Massachusetts and Federal gun safety laws.
* Chaplain Clementina Chéry, President of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, where the focus is on ongoing gun violence prevention, peace promotion, and support and healing for families of victims of gun violence; the Peace Institute’s Mother’s Day Walk for Peace is an annual march through Boston draws upwards of 20,000 people.
*Emily Weinberg, LHS student March 14th Walkout organizer, with 300 members.
*A youth activist who works with the Peace Institute.
Chair, Follen Church Gun Violence Prevention Group