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Gun violence is focus of forum
Town hall meeting at Pritchard Memorial Baptist
 
Published Friday, April 12, 2013 9:12 am
by Herbert L. White

 A town hall forum on gun violence will be held April 16 in Charlotte.


Community Building Initiative, Community Relations Committee and Mecklenburg Ministries will host a community conversation called “Can We Talk About Gun Violence in Charlotte: What are the Facts?  What is the Impact?” at 7p.m. at  Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church, 1117 South Blvd.


The panelists include Dr. David Jacobs of Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Deputy Police Chief Kerr Putney, and Rev. Jason Williams. Participants will be asked questions about addressing gun violence, where it takes place and public response.


For more information or to RSVP, call Renee Thompson at (704) 336-2424 or e-mail rthompson@charlottenc.gov.  For more information about future "Can We Talk?" events or Community Building Initiative, visit http://www.communitybuildinginitiative.com.


 

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