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Religion and Violence

OLLI Study Groups "Religion and Violence" discussion series hosts Kenneth E. Phifer to discuss the link between violence and religion, and if religion can decrease violence. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #Religion #GunControl #OLLI ​​​​​​​​

 04-17-2020 10:00 AM - 05-15-2020 12:00 PM ET


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The Public Health Crisis of American Gun Violence: How We Can Make a Difference (2020)

This OLLI course will inform participants about gun violence prevention, and raising awareness about safe storage and usage of firearms. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #GunControl #OLLI ​​​​​​​​

 05-04-2020 | 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET


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Preventing Firearm Injuries among Children and Teens: The State of Science

School of Public Health presents a conference identifying current research on firearm injury amongst children and teenagers, and potential solutions to combat this growing issue. #60+mins #PublicHealth #Symposium #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #Government/Politics #GunControl #YouthandAdolescent

 10-21-2019 | 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ET


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Taking Back the ‘F Word’: Depoliticizing Firearms and Focusing on Safety to Protect Children and Teens

School of Public Health Professors Rebecca Cunningham, Justin E. Heinze, and Marc Zimmerman discuss ways to mitigate the thousands of unnecessary firearm-related injuries and deaths inflicted upon children in this podcast episode. August 6, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #GunControl #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Safety #YouthandAdolescents #RebeccaCunningham #JustinEHeinze #MarcZimmerman...


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Marc Zimmerman on Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention

School of Public Health Professor Marc Zimmerman notes the alarmingly high rates of death and injury of children due to gun violence and how if safety regulations can be made for cars, they can certainly be made for guns. July 29, 2019. # #PublicHealth #video #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #GunControl #YouthandAdolescents #Safety #MarcZimmerman ​​​​​​​​​​


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Fewer Kids Die from Guns in States with Stricter Laws, Study Says

Michigan Medicine Professor of Emergency Medicine Rebecca Cunningham contributes to a study, finding that states need to make stricter regulations on and further research gun usage to prevent children dying. July 16, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #GunControl #Children #PublicPolicy #PublicHealth #RebeccaCunningham ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Police: Sixth-leading Cause of Death for Young Black Men

U-M Institute for Social Research Michael Esposito and colleagues find that African American men are 2.5 times more likely to die from police force than white men. American Indian/Alaska Native men and women are also at increased risk for police violence. August 5, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Government/Politics #Society #RaceandEthnicity #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #Safety #GunControl #MichaelEsposito ​​​​​​​​​​​


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The Public Health Crisis of American Gun Violence: How We Can Make a Difference

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Government/Politics #HealthandWellness #GunControl #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #PublicPolicy #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​​

 10-14-2019 | 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET


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The Facts on the US Children and Teens Killed by Firearms

School of Public Health Professor Marc A. Zimmerman and Emergency Medicine Professors Patrick Carter and Rebecca Cunningham discuss the uptick in firearm-related deaths in children and teens; now the second leading cause of death behind car accidents. August 6, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #TheConversation #Health/Wellness #Society #GunControl #YouthandAdolescents #Safety #PublicHealth #MarcAZimmerman #PatrickCarter #RebeccaCunningham


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Blight-busting Demolitions Reduced Gun Injuries, Deaths in Detroit Neighborhoods

U-M Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens coalition scholar Jonathan Jay finds a reduction in gun violence in Detroit neighborhoods that have been serviced by the new blight-busting program; however, there is a racial divide in who's serviced. August 1, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Government/Politics #Detroit #GunControl #Criminology #Community #JonathanJay