Toni Wellen Speaks on Gun Violence

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Toni Wellen Speaks on Gun Violence
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Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 15:00

Nearly 40,000 people died from gun violence in the U.S. in 2018, two thirds of them from suicide. This was the highest in 20 years. The Coalition Against Gun Violence (CAGV) has been working for over 24 years to create a safer community. CAGV supports reasonable gun violence prevention legislation to ensure gun safety at the local, state and national levels. CAGV focuses on keeping firearms away from irresponsible people.

Our Speaker: Toni Wellen is the Chair and co-founder of the Coalition Against Gun Violence, a Santa Barbara County Coalition with over 40 partner organizations. Toni, a resident of Carpinteria, is a Marriage & Family Therapist. She previously worked for The National Council on Alcoholism and as an elementary school teacher. Toni earned degrees from the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music, UCLA, UCI, and Chapman University.

When: Saturday July 20 2019
Where: Valle Verde. Continuous free shuttle from Veronica Springs Church, 949 Veronica Springs Road, before and after meeting and optional dinner. No parking at Valle Verde (except for handicapped)

Time: Doors open at 2.30 pm. Program begins promptly at 3.00 pm

Optional Buffet Dinner: After the Meeting, $25. Reservations required. RSVP to Nan Cisney at by noon Wednesday July 17.

Donation: $2 members, $5 non-members. Students with ID are free.
For More Info: Call 805-769-HSSB (769-4772)

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