Community Town Hall Meeting on Gun Violence
The second installment in a series of initiatives to get the community involved with the City of Toledo to strategize best practices in gun violence prevention will be a town hall-style meeting at Woodward High School, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, JoJuan Armour, commissioner of The Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence, announced today.
“We will continue to work with the community on the root causes of gun violence, something faced by all American cities,” Mr. Armour said. “The community wants to move toward a safer Toledo and we will get there together with a comprehensive approach that addresses the root causes of gun violence as a public health crisis.”
“During the first town hall, the community was asked to provide their input, concerns, and ideas on how we can move forward in working on the issue of gun violence in our city collectively and inclusively,” he said. “That input was logged and will be used as a tool to make sure everyone in our community has a voice and can support this initiative for a safer Toledo.”
The public may participate virtually or in person. Registration is required for either in-person or virtual attendance.
Gun violence has increased nationwide and within Toledo, which is why Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz created The Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence.
WHO: JoJuan Armour, commissioner of The Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence
WHAT: Community Town Hall Meeting on Gun Violence Part 2
WHEN: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 15
WHERE: Woodward High School, 701 East Central Ave.