< GLAC Event: Firearm/Domestic Violence Summit

Temple Isaiah

  • 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles
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  • 310.277.2772

Event Type: Community

Temple Isaiah’s Gun Legislation Advocacy Committee (GLAC), Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV), and The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence are coming together to present their first joint Firearm/ Domestic Violence Summit. 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
the California Endowment
1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA  90012.

Cost: Free

A $25 donation would be greatly appreciated to help defray costs.  Free parking is available.

The Firearm/Domestic Violence Summit brings together experts in the field of domestic violence with experts from the gun violence prevention movement.  They will share information and discuss methods to prevent domestic violence and to protect individuals and families from its devastating effects.

The keynote address will be presented by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer with other participating experts including Patti Giggans, Virginia Classick, Eve Sheedy, Melissa Jeltsen, and Mark Wynn.

The day will be divided into two parts with presentations to address Understanding Domestic Violence and looking towards Solutions.  The anticipated schedule is listed as follows:


8:45 am – 9:15 am: CHECK IN and BREAKFAST
9:15 am – 9:25 am: Welcome by WAGV Board Member Diana Georger
9:25 am – 10:20 am: Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer presents Keynote Address
10:20 am – 10:30 am:  Marlys Nunneri shares her personal story of domestic violence and guns

Understanding Domestic Violence

10:30 am – 11:05 am: Virginia Classick discusses Domestic violence – What it is and What it is Not
11:05 am – 11:40 am: Eve Sheedy discusses Domestic Violence and intersectionality
11:40 am – 11:40 am: Dani Janel Robinson shares her persona story of domestic violence and guns


1:00 pm – 1:35 pm: Melissa Jeltsen Discusses Journalism As A Way to Effect Change and Her Recent Articles on Domestic Violence
2:10 pm – 2:45 pm: Patti Giggans discusses Peace Over Violence’ Youth Over Violence Leadership Institute and Training
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: WRAP-UP

For further information and to register, please use this link:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/education-for-action-firearmdomestic-violence-summit-tickets-37740436662