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June 4 named Gun Violence Safety Awareness Day in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman
Posted at 8:09 PM, Jun 03, 2021

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.

To register for the workshop, click here. For more information about the Gun Violence Intervention Team, email gun-violence-intervention@aacounty.org or call 410-222-4224.