Police, Public Defenders, Prosecutors, District Attorneys – avail themselves to a wide range of public events and are likely eager to participate in your community activity, forum, etc. on the topic of gun violence prevention
Statewide Conference – the WI Attorney General’s office co-sponsored a statewide conference with New Moon Productions at the internationally known Marshfield Clinic, located in central, rural Wisconsin. The conference’s goal was to re-frame discussions of community gun violence, from a frame of singularly 2nd Amendment to one inclusive of Public Health. Participants, including medical professionals, activists, members of the faith community and law enforcement, returned to their home communities with the tools, including fresh perspectives, to do just that. This meaningful event serves as a model for partnerships. A number of them have been drawn into this exciting process.
Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault – group of experts, law enforcement and community leaders appointed to address the issues of family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse view Changing the Conversation. Commission members work cooperatively with area agencies and institutions, the media, and government.
Visions for Community Justice: A Forum for Thought & Action – this energetic, committed group included a segment of Changing the Conversation in their interactive forum of presentations and innovative views of the world of Community Justice from local and national speakers and researchers. The film segment they chose to screen to the crowd of 100 plus – connected the complex issues being addressed and added the voices of central city youth to the discussion.