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Posted on: June 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Community Conversation

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The Rome City Commission invited residents to attend a community conversation on gun violence held Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at the Rome City Auditorium. About 250 people showed up for the first in what promises to be a series of meetings to discuss issues related to increasing acts of gun violence hosted by Mayor Sunday Stevenson


Stevenson, Police Chief Denise Downer-McKinney, Rome High Principal Parke Wilkinson, young black entrepreneur Tae Coley and Rev. Dr. Derek McDaniel were on the panel. 
A follow-up meeting is set for August 22 at 6 pm at Rome City Auditorium. 

Here are some of the videos that were shared at the meeting from community members who have been affected by gun violence.  

 




 

A follow-up meeting is set for August 22 at 6 pm at Rome City Auditorium. 

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