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Young Men and Guns

Leadership Rhode Island

Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM (EDT)

Young Men and Guns

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A 12-year old girl killed at a family party... three women wounded and rushed to the hospital... On Father's Day...

Forty-six youth have been shot in Cranston, Pawtucket, and Providence since January 1, 2013. Between 2010-2012, ninety-one people under 21 were shot in Providence, 8 in Pawtucket, and 3 in Cranston = 102 Total.

Why is this happening in Rhode Island?

Please join us for this time-sensitive SPECIAL forum on gun violence...

Young Men and Guns
Thursday, June 27
8:00 am - 9:00 am
(coffee reception from 7:30-8am)
Providence Journal Auditorium


  • Bill Malinowski - Providence Journal reporter for the past 28 years. He has written extensively about organized crime and gang violence.
  • Amanda Milkovits - Providence Journal reporter who covers breaking news and writes in-depth stories about crime and criminal justice in the Greater Providence area. 


  • Joe Cardin - Superintendent of the Rhode Island Training School
  • Kobi Dennis - The 2013 RI Community Service Award Recipient, Kobi is the founder of Project: Night Vision, a program that cares for inner-city youth 12-18 yrs of age by providing opportunities in education, team building, athletics, community service and job exploration. 
  • Sal Monteiro - In 1992, Sal was involved in a carjacking that ended in murder. He spent 13 years in the ACI. Now a free man, Sal is the nonviolence training coordinator at the Institute for the Study & Practice of Nonviolence. 
  • Michael P. Wheeler - Detective Sergeant, Youth Services Bureau (Head of Gang Intervention Unit & School Resources Officers), Providence Police Department. Sixteen of Sergeant Wheeler's 26 years in law enforcement has been with the gang unit.


*Questions/Concerns regarding this SPECIAL LRI "Young Men and Guns" FORUM, should email office @leadershipri.org or call Jillian Stone at 401-273-1574.

Have questions about Young Men and Guns? Contact Leadership Rhode Island

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Providence Journal
75 Fountain Street
4th Floor Auditorium
Providence, RI 02902

Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM (EDT)

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