ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — On Thursday, County Executive Steuart Pittman proclaimed June 4 as Gun Violence Safety Awareness Day in Anne Arundel County.
This took place during a 2-day gun violence awareness seminar hosted by the Anne Arundel County Gun Violence Intervention Team.
“Gun violence is a public health crisis that deeply impacts our communities,” County Executive Steuart Pittman said. “We need to continue using evidence-based approaches while supporting families and communities in reducing the devastation created by incidents of gun violence.”
The 3-part virtual seminar included Thursday evening sessions on understanding gun violence and turning the curve through community involvement. The event will conclude with an interactive violence intervention workshop from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, June 4.