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How to Understand and Deal with Gun Violence: Memorial and Teach-in

This is a past event.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

FIU, Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center 243 11200 SW 8th St

Join us for a university-wide memorial in honor of the victims of the tragic shootings in El Paso and Dayton. We will come together as a community to pay our respects and identify possible pathways to greater civility. Following the memorial, an interdisciplinary group of FIU experts will discuss gun violence and its deep effects on our country, from an array of perspectives, including law, criminal justice and law enforcement.

Memorial at 2:00 PM
Mark B. Rosenberg, FIU President
Elizabeth Bejar, Senior Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs
Joaquin G. Molina, Senior Pastor and Founder, Spring of Life Fellowship, Doral

Teach-In at 2:45 PM
Candice Ammons-Blanfort, Visiting Instructor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Phyllis Diane Kotey, Director, Externship and Pro Bono Program and Clinical Professor of Law, FIU College of Law

Delrish Moss, Captain, FIU Police Department

Carleen Vincent, Associate Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Moderator: David Kramer, Senior Fellow, Vaclav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy, and Director, European and Eurasian Studies Program

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (305) 348-7266.

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(Thumbnail photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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