Convening: Violence In Our Community
In Search of Understanding and Empathy
Violence in our community takes young promising lives, and it affects us all.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Long Wharf Theatre joined local leaders, national experts and community members together on April 9th in the continuing search for understanding and empathy as a response to violence in our community.
Our sincerest thanks to everyone who attended the Convening and who remains committed to continuing the effort to create understanding and empathy surrounding this issue.
Please contact us if you would like to remain involved and informed.
For those who were unable to attend the Convening, we encourage you to learn what transpired by watching the video of highlights from the event below:
Read Community Foundation President & CEO Will Ginsberg's remarks from this event.
See photos from the event.
Read the New Haven Independent article about this event.
Read the New York Times article about this event.
Hear from local families about the impact of gun violence in their lives (video testimonials):
Read The Community Foundation's Issue Brief End Youth Violence to learn more on how city officials, community-based groups and law enforcement officers are working together in Greater New Haven to address the underlying causes of youth violence in the region.