Gun Violence Prevention
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Explain the current state of gun violence prevention and gun violence prevention organizations in the U.S.; Compare the situation in the U.S. to other developed nations, specifically public support versus government action; and Demonstrate how to reduce gun violence on the local, state, and federal level.
Keyword(s): Violence Prevention, Public Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I'm Executive Director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a bipartisan coalition of more than 1000 mayors and 1.5 million grassroots supporters fighting for common-sense laws that reduce gun violence while respecting the rights of law-abiding citizens.
Our research-based efforts focus on defining the gun "problem," identifying solutions that work and building political support for reforms that will save thousands of American lives each year.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.