Chittenden County faith communities join together in prayer, remembrance, contemplation, and action with a moral call to people of all faiths to work together to address this prominent and deadly symptom of our country's culture of violence. This event coincides with a National Faiths United To Prevent Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend.
More information at faithsagainstgunviolence.org
For more information on this specific event contact Vermont Representative to the Northeast Justice Council of the Sisters of Mercy, Jean Markey-Duncan: email@example.com
Every year an average of 31,537 Americans are killed by guns, which includes murders (11,583),
suicides (18,783), accidents (584), police action (334), and those whose cause is indeterminate (252).
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Rodney Patterson, Author of the recently released 'Trumping the Race Card - A National Agenda: Moving Beyond Race and Racism' speaks to the evolution of his writing this book, and how the solutions offered might help nationally and locally.
Mr. Patterson was the founder of Burlington's New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church, and has more recently served as a primary diversity resource and consultant for a wide range of clients. For more information on his book go to: http://www.trumpingtheracecard.com/
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