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Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

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915 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

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FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence, Screening & Panel Discussion

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Join the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration in partnership with WTTW for a free discussion and screening of selections from FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence, a documentary exploring the personal, firsthand perspectives of people whose lives have been affected by gun violence in Chicago.

Accompanying the screening, Deborah Gorman-Smith, PhD, Dean and Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor, will moderate a panel featuring:

  • Eddie Bocanegra, AM '15, Senior Director, READI Chicago; featured in the FIRSTHAND project
  • Norman Kerr, AM '11, Director of Violence Prevention, City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Public Safety;
  • Selwyn Rogers, MD, MPH, Professor of Surgery & Founding Director, UChicago Medicine Trauma Center;
  • Reality Allah, Outreach Worker, READI Chicago, featured in the film, and;
  • Filmmakers of FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence

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* This event is free and open to the public.

* Registration is required to attend. However, seating is limited on a first come, first served basis; capacity of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts Performance Hall is 450 people.

* Doors open at 6pm & the screening begins at 6:30pm. Please arrive early to claim your seat. Any unclaimed seats will be released 10 minutes before the event begins. If you can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket on Eventbrite so others may register.

* Public transportation to the event is highly recommended. Free street parking is limited in the area.

* Persons in need of accommodation, or for questions about the event, contact events@ssa.uchicago.edu or call 773.702.9700.

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