November 11: A Forum on Gun Violence in Schools

A MATTER OF SAVING LIVES:

Adopting Evidence-Based Solutions to Stopping Gun Violence in Our Schools

DATE: Sunday 11 November 2018
LOCATION: Student Activities Center Ballroom A, Stony Brook University
TIME: 2 – 5 p.m.
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Directions: https://www.stonybrook.edu/about/maps-and-directions/#directions

Map of Campus: https://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/map/newmap.pdf

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Dr. Deborah M. Weisbrot, M.D., DFAACAP “Serious, Scary or Insignificant? Critical
Issues in School Threat Assessment”, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Distinguished Fellow
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Consulting Psychiatrist James E. Allen
Elementary School and Brennan High School for Western Suffolk BOCES.

Dr. Aldustus Jordan, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Service
Learning, Clinical Associate Professor, former Director Center for Public Health and Health Policy
Research, New York State Children’s Environmental Health Centers.

Inspector Michael Romagnoli of the Suffolk County Police Department is the Commanding
Officer of the Homeland Security and Criminal Intelligence Bureau overseeing Criminal Intelligence,
Emergency Management Section, and the Long Island Satellite Intelligence Center (LISIC), with
training from the NYS Law Enforcement Executive Institute and the F.B.I. National Academy.

PANELISTS:
Sergio Argueta, LMSW, Struggling To Reunite Our New Generation (STRONG)
Joseph Bica, Stony Brook Police, “What to do in the case of an active shooter”
Avalon Fenster, Student Advocate, LI March for Our Lives Long Island
Dawn Lott, Esq., Executive Director, Suffolk County Human Rights Commission
Sabrina Spotorno, Student Action Days, Suffolk Community College

ORGANIZERS:
Miriam Fein, Science Advocacy of Long Island, SALI
Julia Fenster, Now Long Island
Gary Mar, Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC)
Chris Sellers, Center for the Study of Inequality, Social Justice and Policy, SBU
Elizabeth Bojsza, Assistant Professor of Practice, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science

 

SPONSORS:

Stony Brook Center for the Study of Inequality, Social Justice, and Policy (CSISJP)
Stony Brook Program in Public Health
Suffolk County Human Rights Commission
Science Advocacy of Long Island