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Faith and Action Series: Reducing Gun Violence

December 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Faith and Action Forum: Reducing Gun Violence @ 11:45 AM -12:30 PM, Scott Hall | In 2023, the City of Hopewell adopted the Group Violence Intervention program, a community-based approach to reducing gun violence by establishing partnerships between law enforcement and local organizations, including REAL LIFE. This innovative model identifies and intervenes with individuals to prevent gun violence, providing critical mental-health resources, housing, and mentorship opportunities.  Major Donald Reid (Hopewell Police Department) and Mr. Maurice Washington (REAL LIFE- Violence Prevention Program Coordinator) will discuss the effectiveness of this program in creating a safer community.


December 17, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm