Gun violence has become more prevalent in New York City and across the country. In 2020, there were 45,222 firearm-related deaths in the United States – that’s about 124 people dying from a firearm-related injury each day (CDC 2022).
On Thursday, December 14, 2023, Safe Horizon experts, Kimmi Herring, Associate Vice President of Community Programs, and Jimmy Meagher, Policy Director, Government Affairs, led an engaging conversation on the growing issue of gun violence. They discussed the scope and impact of gun violence in America, the need for legislative measures and advocacy efforts to protect victims, and the increasing need for community-based support and resources for survivors.
Watch the Virtual Briefing Below
Safe Horizon Services for People Impacted by Gun Violence
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