The Intersection of Health and Gun Violence
Community & Civics
Health & Wellness
Social Justice & Impact
The gun violence epidemic in the United States continues to pose a threat to the well-being of its citizens. In Philadelphia, this crisis is closely tied to health equity, as people of color account for 95% of all shooting victims in the city (source: Billy Penn). Session participants will address the ways that health and well-being intersect with gun violence and identify potential solutions.