ReFrame Chicago: Addressing racism and gun violence through hope, trust, and partnership

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About the Event:

AFFIRM is proud to introduce Reframe Chicago: Addressing racism and gun violence through stories of hope, trust, and partnership. Join our AFFIRM team, our co-host, Bennington College Center for the Advancement of Public Action, and our guest speakers for an exclusive online storytelling session, designed to reframe the conversations surrounding the issues relevant to Chicago, while inspiring hope for the future. This event is free, but registration is required.

Date: October 21, 2020

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM CST

Tickets available here

About US:

AFFIRM is dedicated to solving gun violence through a public health approach: driving research, developing education, and building community.

Sponsorship:

Download our sponsorship deck here or contact Olivia Giamanco at ogiamanco@affirmresearch.org if you are interested in supporting this event as an individual, department, or corporation.

Current Sponsors:

GUEST SPEAKERS AS OF SEPTEMBER 21, 2020:

Jonas C. Cleaves
Principal
Johnson College Prep

Arne Duncan
Managing Director
CRED

Jermaine Harris
Community Engagement & Support Sergeant
Chicago Police Department

Constance Jones
Chief Executive Officer
Noble Schools

Curtis Amir Toler
Director of Outreach
CRED

Dr. Brian Williams
Trauma Surgeon &
Associate Professor
University of Chicago

MODERATOR: FEATURING AFFIRM MEMBERS:

Dr. Garth Walker
Emergency Physician
Northwestern Feinberg SOM
Founder of IMPACT4HC
Co-Chair, Tamara O’Neal Memorial Fund

Christopher Barsotti,
MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Chief Executive Officer
AFFIRM

Ameera Haamid, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician &
Assistant EMS Medical Director of
the Chicago West EMS System
Cook County Health
Co-Chair, Tamara O’Neal Memorial Fund

Michael S. Kelly, PhD, MSW
Loyola Chicago School of Social Work
AFFIRM Research Council

Megan Ranney,
MD, MPH, FACEP
Chief Research Officer
AFFIRM

Regina Royan, MD, MPH
Emergency Medicine PGY-3
University of Chicago

AFFIRM will be conducting a course at Bennington College in the Spring of 2021 that will examine the intersection of social determinants of health, unmet social needs, acute emergency department visits related to firearm injury, and connect these concepts to the overarching theme of health equity.

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