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Community Conversation: Gun Violence

Town Hall Meeting

2020-03-10 18:00:00 2020-03-10 19:30:00 America/Chicago Community Conversation: Gun Violence Downtown Library

Tuesday, March 10
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-03-10 18:00:00 2020-03-10 19:30:00 America/Chicago Community Conversation: Gun Violence On August 29, 2019, Cedar Rapids made the cover of TIME magazine. There we were, squeezed in between the names of other cities where mass shootings had occurred in 2019. The caption? ENOUGH Downtown Library

Downtown Library

Whipple Auditorium

On August 29, 2019, Cedar Rapids made the cover of TIME magazine. There we were, squeezed in between the names of other cities where mass shootings had occurred in 2019. The caption? ENOUGH

Gun Violence:  Prediction, Prevention, and Policy

Attend and participate in a town hall meeting about gun violence in Cedar Rapids.  We are privileged to welcome a panel of six individuals, including Leah Schneider, survivor of the 2017 Las Vegas Shooting, the deadliest mass shooting committed by an individual in the United States, Wayne Jerman, CRPD Chief of Police, and Dale Todd, Cedar Rapids City Council Public Safety Committee Chair, who will respond to your questions about this complicated subject.  

We welcome:

Wayne M. Jerman, Chief of Police, Cedar Rapids Police Department

Leah Schneider, 2017 Las Vegas Shooting Survivor

Dale Todd, District 3 Representative, Cedar Rapids City Council, Public Safety Committee Chair

Scott Peterson, Chairman of the Board and Interim Executive Director, Iowans for Gun Safety

Christine Lehman-Engledow, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Ashley Vanorny, District 5 Representative, Cedar Rapids City Council Public Safety Committee Member

The Cedar Rapids Public Library community conversation series focuses on social justice issues of high interest in the area.  Our library is a safe place to connect and navigate information and experiences, taking concrete steps toward understanding and creating a community connected by more than real estate. 

We connect to enhance our quality of life so our community can thrive.

AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Learn | Connect |

TAGS: | Town Hall | Learn | Gun Violence | Connect | Community Conversation |

Downtown Library

Phone: 319.261.READ

Hours
We're closed Sunday April 12
Mon, Apr 06 Closed
Tue, Apr 07 Closed
Wed, Apr 08 Closed
Thu, Apr 09 Closed
Fri, Apr 10 Closed
Sat, Apr 11 Closed
Sun, Apr 12 Closed

About the library

The Downtown Library is located at 450 5th Avenue SE, in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids. It is a 94,000 square foot building with a variety of civic spaces and a vibrant collection of library materials. Special features of this location are the Whipple Auditorium, a 200 seat auditorium overlooking Greene Square; and the LivingLearning Roof, a green roof with public seating and space to hold special events. Greyhound Café is located in the Downtown Library, providing a full service coffee shop for visitors, as well as catering for meetings and special events.

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