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Connections: Discussing mental health first aid for victims of racial trauma and gun violence

We discuss a new partnership that offers mental health intervention services for Black and Brown victims of racial trauma and gun violence. It's a...
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Wed, 06/02/2021 - 10:27am
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Connections: Discussing the rise in gun violence in Rochester

There have been 22 homicides in the City of Rochester since the start of 2021, and more than 70 percent of those deaths have been from gun violence....
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Fri, 05/14/2021 - 10:41am
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Connections: Fred Guttenberg, anti-gun violence activist and author of "Find the Helpers"

We're joined by Fred Guttenberg, an anti-gun violence activist whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was killed in the Parkland school shooting in 2018. Her...
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Wed, 12/16/2020 - 10:13am
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Warren outlines initiatives to address gun violence spike

The city will take several initiatives to curb gun violence in response to a recent spike in shootings, Mayor Lovely Warren announced Friday. Warren...
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Fri, 10/30/2020 - 12:08pm
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Connections: Addressing the weekend's mass shooting and gun violence in Rochester

Two young people were killed Saturday morning in one of the worst mass shootings in Rochester’s history. Jaquayla Young and Jarvis Alexander were both...
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Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:28am
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Forum on ending gun violence goes virtual this week

A Rochester City Council leader is hoping a lot of people take part in a virtual town hall this week to combat gun violence. Council Vice President...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 8:29am
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Connections: Exploring state gun laws and activists' perceptions on personal gun ownership

We're joined by members of the local chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense to discuss concealed carry and related gun laws in New York State, as...
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Tue, 08/06/2019 - 12:42pm
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Connections: Understanding new data on gun violence in Rochester

We take a detailed look at shootings in the City of Rochester over the last four years. The Center for Public Safety Initiatives at RIT analyzed the...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:56am
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Connections: Previewing the "Beating Guns" tour

Invoking the idea of beating swords into plowshares, two men have written a book calling for us to beat guns into garden tools. The book, simply called ...
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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:27pm
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Plan to combat gun violence announced

A new action plan for preventing gun violence in Rochester has been unveiled. The Roc against Gun Violence Coalition has been around for about 8 months...
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Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:05am
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