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.
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.
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