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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
Mon, May 25 Closed
Tue, May 26 Closed
Wed, May 27 Closed
Thu, May 28 Closed
Fri, May 29 Closed
Sat, May 30 Closed
Sun, May 31 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.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 01, 9:30am - 9:40am

Tue, Jun 02, 10:00am - 10:30am

Canceled
Wed, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 7:25pm

Sat, Jun 06, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Mon, Jun 08, 9:30am - 9:40am

Mon, Jun 08, 4:00pm - 4:25pm

Tue, Jun 09, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Jun 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:30am

Wed, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 7:25pm

Thu, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:45am

Fri, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:45am

Fri, Jun 12, 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Fri, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sat, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Sun, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Mon, Jun 15, 9:30am - 9:40am

Mon, Jun 15, 4:00pm - 4:25pm

Tue, Jun 16, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Jun 16, 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Wed, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am

Wed, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 7:25pm

Thu, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Fri, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:20am

Fri, Jun 19, 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Fri, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sat, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Sun, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Mon, Jun 22, 9:30am - 9:40am

Mon, Jun 22, 4:00pm - 4:25pm

Tue, Jun 23, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Jun 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Jun 24, 10:00am - 10:30am

Wed, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 7:25pm

Thu, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:30am

Fri, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:45am

Fri, Jun 26, 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Fri, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sat, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mon, Jun 29, 9:30am - 9:40am

Mon, Jun 29, 4:00pm - 4:25pm