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Greater Phila. Chapter of the TUAA: Dispatches from the Field

 

On-line registration will close on Wednesday, June 18th at 11:59 p.m. Walk-ins will be accepted (credit card payment only).

Dispatches from the field: Temple Alumni creating a safer Philadelphia

Thursday, June 19

6–6:45 p.m.:
Reception
6:45–8 p.m.: Panel session
8–8:30 p.m.: Dessert/coffee

Arts Ballroom
1324 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

$20 per person
includes the discussion, hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine.
$10 per person for young alumni (ages 30 and under).

From neighborhood cafes to the halls of Congress, Americans are weighted with emotion trying to process the public health emergency unfolding as a result of gun violence today. Regardless of individual views on the issue, collectively we weep when having to digest the news of yet another unthinkable shooting—from Columbine, to Sandy Hook, to those numerous acts of violence on city streets that don’t become national headlines. While the policy debates continue across the nation, there is consensus that we must come together to find solutions to this crisis.

Temple University alumni are on the frontlines and understand first-hand the tragic consequences of this senseless bloodshed. Indeed, these distinguished community leaders are working tirelessly to create a healthier city. On behalf of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Temple University Alumni Association, please join us for a vital conversation highlighting personal stories of the physical, emotional and social toll of gun violence and the actions being instituted to create a stronger community.

Moderator: 

  • Cherri Gregg, SMC ’12, Community Affairs Reporter, KYW Newsradio


 Panelists:

  • Marla Davis-Bellamy, LAW ‘02, Co-Director for the Center for Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy at Temple School of Medicine and Director of Philadelphia CeaseFire
  • The Honorable Kevin M. Dougherty, CLA ‘85, Administrative Judge of the Court of Common Pleas - Family Division
  • Dr. Amy Goldberg, Section Chief, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

Judy Ringold, TYL ’77, will showcase her exhibit: Lost Dreams on Canvas.