CU Boulder hosts community conversation on gun violence prevention

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Elected officials, university leaders and community organizers were at CU Boulder’s Renée Crown Wellness Institute Monday to discuss gun violence prevention measures, including the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.

On this week’s Hemispheres, we share audio of the full panel discussion.

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Speakers included:

  • CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano
  • CU President Todd Saliman
  • U.S. House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries
  • Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse
  • Dr. Beverly Kingston, Director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at University of Colorado’s Institute for Behavioral Science
  • Eileen McCarron, President of Colorado Ceasefire Legislative Action
  • Tom Mauser, father of Daniel Mauser, murdered during the Columbine High School mass shooting
  • Dr. Colleen Simpson, President of Front Range Community College
  • Shawna Fritzler, Executive Director of the JeffCo DeAngelis Foundation
  • Portia Prescott, President of the NAACP of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming
  • Michael Dougherty is the District Attorney of Boulder County
  • Dawn Reinfeld of Blue Rising Together, a Colorado-based nonprofit that lobbies for gun safety measures
  • Moms Demand Action volunteer Carol Callicotte-Belmon

The panel was moderated by Dr. Reiland Rabaka, Director of CU Boulder’s Center for African and African American Studies.

Audio recorded on location and packaged for broadcast by News Director Shannon Young.

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