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Jobs and Not Guns

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Public Forum on Gun Violence and Alternatives December 7, 2017

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Shiloh Baptist Church Multi-Purpose Building

635 S. College Street — Henderson, NC

Have you or someone you know been affected by gun violence?

Join us in an open discussion with law enforcement, state legislators, job developers and community members to discuss alternatives to gun violence. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Representative Terry E. Garrison and Senator Angela Bryant



Doors Open

Meet and Greet


Program Agenda

Greetings and Introductions…Dr. Doris Terry Williams

Greetings and Purpose of Gathering…….Representative Terry Garrison

  Greetings and Perspectives……………………………Senator Angela Bryant

Panel 1

Focus: What We Know About Drugs, Guns, and Violence in Vance



Peter White, Vance County Sheriff — What We See in Law Enforcement

Marcus Barrow, Henderson Police Chief – What We Believe to Be the Root Causes

Abdul Rasheed, Vance County Citizen — A Personal Perspective on the Impact of Drugs, Guns, and Violence on Families and Community


Panel 2

Focus: What We Can Do: Models That Work


Jesse Battle, Director of Men’s Programs, TROSA of Durham — TROSA ‘s Model and Successful Outcomes

Dr. Stelphanie Williams, President of Vance-Granville Community College — Community College Options for Workforce Development

J. Philip Betts, President, Second Chance of Oxford — Re-entry for Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

Vincent Gilreath, Region K Workforce Development — Workforce Development Opportunities





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December 7, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Shiloh Baptist Church
635 S. College Street
Henderson, NC 27536 United States
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