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Keeping Kids Safe from Gun Violence: Policies, Practice, and Progress

November 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

On November 14th from 7-8pm ET, Gun Violence Solutions will explore the progress made since Sandy Hook through two different perspectives. Po Murray, the co-founder and chairwoman of Newtown Action Alliance and Lois Lee, MD, MPH, Chair, Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention of the American Academy of Pediatrics, will share their thoughts on the way forward in firearm injury prevention.


This recording is now only available on the AMWA Learning Hub for Members-Only Access. Those that registered for the event will have access to watch on the LMS until November 30th. Join AMWA to gain access to the Learning Hub and watch more Gun Violence Solutions Committee webinars.

Instructions to Access the Video On the Learning Hub:

  1. Go to the Learning Hub
  2. Sign in with your AMWA Member Portal Credentials
  3. Search for “Keeping Kids Safe from Gun Violence”
  4. Click “View”



Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACEP is lead author of the new American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement“Firearm Related Injuries and Deaths in Children: Injury Prevention and Harm Reduction”.  Dr. Lee is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Associate Program Director for Public Policy, Sandra L. Fenwick Institute for Pediatric Health Equity and Inclusion at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is Chair-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention.




Po Murray is co-founder of Newtown Action Alliance, a national all volunteer grassroots organization founded by Newtown, Connecticut residents after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012.  She has been honored for Women’s History Month by the Brady Campaign for her dedication to gun violence prevention and is leading the campaign urging Congress to pass the Protect Our Kids Act.  Her organization produced the video: “Is this normal?”  as we approach the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.



November 14, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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