Re: [Midcitybusinessassociation] Washington DC City Council Declares January 2006 Guns Aside Month
Congrats on moving this important step forward, hopefully this action will
help save lives and get guns out of the hands of individuals before their
future and that of their victims becomes a story of wasted potential and
On 1/3/06 2:28 PM, "Kennysr@..." <Kennysr@...> wrote:
> Washington DC City Council Declares January 2006 Guns Aside Month
> DC Councilmember Marion Berry Robbed at Gun Point
> Former DC Councilmember Sandy Allen's 15 Year Old Grandson Shot and Killed in
> Broad Daylight
> Recent Washington Post Article States Incidents of Gun Violence Increased 11%
> in 2005
> All recent news headlines in Washington, DC.
> The Washington, DC Council, on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 will present a
> resolution to proclaim the month of January Guns Aside month in the District
> of Columbia. Guns Aside is an initiative under the auspices of ROOT (Reaching
> Out to Others Together) Inc. to directly address the epidemic of gun violence
> occurring in our city and throughout the nation.
> The resolution, introduced by Councilmember Adrian Fenty, Ward 4, will
> commemorate the outstanding efforts of ROOT, Inc. and its proactive campaign
> to reduce gun violence and homicides in the District of Columbia.
> Further, the council agrees to support ROOT and its founder and CEO Kenneth E.
> Barnes, Sr., MS, in its proactive campaign to reducing incidents of gun
> violence and homicides in Washington, DC, and surrounding communities.
> You are welcome to attend and show your support on Wednesday, January 4, 2006,
> 10am, fifth floor council chambers in the Wilson Building located at 1350
> Pennsylvania Ave, NW.
> www.rootinc.org <http://www.rootinc.org/>
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