Is gun violence an epidemic in parts of Summit County? Does gun violence affect the health of community members who are not directly involved? What can help prevent the spread of
These questions and others will be explored at a community discussion circle Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Summit County Public Health auditorium, 1867 W. Market St., in Akron.
The public is invited and encouraged to participate in the discussion. Discussion circles will be moderated by Project Ujima staff and volunteers.
The discussion “Is Gun Violence a Public Health Issue?” is sponsored by Healthy Connections Network in cooperation with the Minority Health Roundtable.
Financial support is provided by Healthy Connections Network, Minority Health Roundtable and Project Ujima; Akron Summit Community Action Inc. and Akron-Region Interprofessional Network Health Education Center; Buckeye, Caresource, Paramount and United Health Care insurance plans; and other community partners.
Registration for this event is required. Those wishing to participate may register online at http://goo.gl/7pXPhY. A continental breakfast and snacks will be served.
For more information, call (330) 983-2557.