Event: Newtown Live-A National Conversation

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Newtown, a documentary about the December 14, 2012 school shooting in Connecticut,  premiered at Sundance earlier this year and has been lauded by critics from coast to coast. Newtown comes to theaters Wednesday, November, 2 — one night only — for a special screening event, followed by a nationwide live town hall discussion that will be moderated by CNN’s Chris Cuomo. The …

Raising of America: A screening and community conversation

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You are invited to a screening and discussion of the film series The Raising of America. This is a five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better? The series investigates these questions through different lenses: What does …

Upcoming Event: Social Justice Forum on Gun Control and Violence

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The Child Welfare Learning Community, Community Organizing Learning Community, and the Student Union are cohosting a forum about the policies and national developments related to Gun Control Reform. Susan Morrel-Samuels, Managing Director of the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center,  will be speaking as  a member of an expert panel along with  SSW faculty, and community representatives to discuss the developments, the …

Upcoming Events from the UM Injury Center

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October 16, 2012: “Youth Peer Violence & Depressive Symptoms:  What’s the Connection?” Megan Ranney, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University “Understanding Spatial Variations on the Effectiveness of Graduated Driver Licensing Programs in the State of Michigan” Peter X. K. Song, PhD, Professor, Biostatistcs, University of Michigan School of Public Health Location:  U-M …

Genesee County Committee for Community Peace Upcoming Events

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 Community Peace Project with Dr. Subba Rao, Gandhian leader from India Details of daytime project to come. Bring the family to work together on a Community Peace Project. Sponsored by the Genesee County Committee for Community Peace ___ Friday, September 21, 2012 Community Silent Sitting Meditation Morning session 8-11am. Evening session 4-7pm. Come sit for peace …

New Video and MP3 from the Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival

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A new video and song from the Safe & Healthy Futures Youth Festival on June 9th, 2012 are now posted! Watch clips of the performances by Raise it Up! Youth Arts and Awareness, Gamma Delta Kudos & Kappa Leadership League, and Boys and Girls Club Youth. And listen to the song, “Come Together,” recorded by attendees of the Youth Festival …

Thank you to all who helped make the Youth Festival a success!

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Sincere thanks to everyone involved for contributing the success of the  Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival on Saturday.  We had a beautiful day, a great turnout, good food, and inspiring performances by Raise It Up Youth Awareness, Gary Jones and Boys and Girls Club Youth and Kudos.  A special thank you to the members of the MI-YVPC Outreach Committee for …

Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 12:00  pm – 3:00 pm Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary School 1518 University Avenue, Flint, MI The Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center (MI-YVPC),  based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, along with its community partners, Church Without Walls and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint will be hosting the Safe and Health Futures Youth Festival …