CU Boulder event tackles gun violence prevention

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    CU Boulder event tackles gun violence prevention Alexis Kenyon

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Elected officials, university leaders and community organizers were at CU Boulder’s Renée Crown Wellness Institute to discuss gun violence prevention measures, including the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. Attending the invitation-only event were U.S. House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries, Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse, CU Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, Front Range Community College President Dr. Colleen Simpson and lead organizers of gun violence prevention groups, among others. 

Among the speakers was Dr. Beverly Kingston, Director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado’s Institute for Behavioral Science. KGNU’s Shannon Young attended the event.

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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.

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