Community members take action in the fight against gun violence
Over the past decade, Connecticut has averaged nearly 200 gun deaths each year. How are community members responding? This week, two New Haven initiatives that are trying to prevent gun violence before it even happens. Plus, a new report on the staggering number of evictions in our state.
- Marlene Pratt: Co-founder of The New Haven Botanical Garden of Healing Dedicated to Victims of Gun Violence.
- Lorenzo Boyd: Stewart Professor in Criminal Justice and Community Policing at the University of New Haven
- Salmun Kazerounian: Staff Attorney for the Connecticut Fair Housing Center
- Michelle Riordan-Nold: Executive Director of the Connecticut Data Collaborative
CT Data's and the CT Fair Housing Center's report on evictions will be released on February 8th. You can find the report here when it's out.
This week's episode was produced by James Szkobel-Wolff, Zshekinah Collier, and Catie Talarski.