Firsthand gun violence
Feb 25th, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Interrupting Gun Violence in Chicago

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

915 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637

Interrupting Gun Violence in Chicago

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

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
5:30 pm: Doors open
6:00-7:00 pm: Welcome and Screening
7:00-8:30 pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A

This event is free and open to the public. Please register on the Eventbrite page.

For questions about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for questions about the event, please contact or call 773.702.9700.