Join UNITY Co-Chair Billie Weiss to learn ways to work with many diverse partners and prevent gang violence. Collaboration is an essential to preventing violence, and Billie will share recommendations for cities at the first annual Los Angeles Gang Violence Prevention & Intervention Conference. Register now.
UNITY Co-Chair Deborah Prothrow-Stith will deliver the opening keynote, and be inspired by local leaders such as Father Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and Connie Rice, co-director of Advancement Project California. UNITY Project Director Rachel Davis will moderate a panel on May 22 featuring:
- Jonathan Fielding, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
- Robert Ross, The California Endowment
- Tchaka Shepherd, St. Francis Medical Center-Trauma Services
- Gary Slutkin, CeaseFire Chicago
How Effective Collaboration is
Stemming the Tide of Gang Violence in Los Angeles
May 21 & 22, 2012
The California Endowment
1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, Calif.
Visit the conference web page to learn more. This conference is co-sponsored by the Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles, a UNITY partner.