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Public Forum on Gun Violence and Alternatives - Henderson, Vance County
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Jobs and Not Guns - A Public Forum on Gun Violence and Alternatives

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Where: Shiloh Baptist Church, Multi-Purpose Building
635 South College Street
Henderson, North Carolina  27536

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Jobs and Not Guns

Help find solutions to the gun violence that is destroying our communities.

Sponsored by Representative Terry Garrison and Senator Angela Bryant who represent Vance County in the NC General Assembly.

The first panel focuses on what we know.  Vance County Sheriff Peter White, Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow, and Vance County Citizen Abdul Rasheed will share what law enforcement sees, personal and family impact, and root causes in the local community.

The second panel focuses on what we can do and models that work.  This panel includes Jesse Battle, Director of Men's Programs, TROSA of Durham; Dr. Stelphanie Williams, President of Vance-Granville Community College; J. Philip Betts, President of Second Chance of Oxford; and Vincent Gilreath of Region K Workforce Development.

Time for Q&A from attendees is provided after each panel.

Doors open at 5:30pm with light refreshments.

No RSVP is needed.  This event is free.

All are welcome.

Wildacres Leadership Initiative is connected with Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC.