Updated: Nov 21
Rhode Island College and the American Democracy Project are hosting a panel focused on gun violence prevention on Monday, Nov. 14. The panel, called “Gun Violence Prevention: Listen to Our Plans for Change,” will be moderated by Amanda Milkovits, a reporter for the Boston Globe.
Panelists will include:
Diana Garlington, who is a gun violence survivor, membership lead volunteer with Moms Demand Action and secretary of RI Coalition Against Gun Violence.
Timothy McGann, who is a Detective Sergeant in the Providence Police Department.
Sydney Monstream-Quas, who is the chair of RI Coalition Against Gun Violence.
Lisa Pina-Warren, who is the director of intervention services at the Nonviolence Institute.
And Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, who is the State Representative for Rhode Island House District 5 and a public school teacher.
The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Sapinsley Hall. At around 6:15 p.m. is a choral performance by the RIC Chorus.
During this event, there will also be a fundraiser for Miya’s Voice, which is a scholarship fund in memory of Miya Brophy-Baermann, a victim of gun violence and the daughter of Dr. Michelle Brophy-Baermann, an associate professor of political science at RIC.
Registration is free and open to everyone. Those who are interested in attending can register here.