10th Annual Community Forum

Gun Safety: Generations Standing Together

Monday, October 9th 2023   6:00pm

Plaza Library: 4801 Main St

Individual Tickets Now on Sale!


6p  Opening

Judy Sherry, Founder and President Grandparents For Gun Safety


Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas 

Welcome Video

Florida Congressman  Maxwell Alejandro Frost

Advocates of the Year Presentations

Individual: Marvia Jones, PhD, Director of Kansas City Missouri Health Department

Organization: Colonial Church in Prairie Village

6:30    Keynote Speaker

Brandon Wolf, survivor of the 2016 Pulse Night Club shooting

7:00     Q & A with Brandon Wolf

7:15     Inter-Generational Conversation

Sam Kim, Founder,  Students Demand Action chapter, UMKC. Emma Kuhlman,  Co-President, East Against Gun Violence, Shawnee Mission East High. Mark McCormick, Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives,  ACLU of KS. Jomella Watson-Thompson, PhD, Associate professor. University of Kansas. Brandon Wolf

Moderator:  Lisa Rodriguez, News Director KCUR

8:15                 Closing Remarks 

All sponsors will be profiled in the program, on the Grandparents for Gun Safety website (grandparentsforgunsafety.org), and recognized at the Forum. While we plan for the Forum to be an in-person event, an audio recording will be available on the GGS website for out-of-town attendees and anyone who is unable to attend in person.Your sponsorship amount less the cost of goods and services received is tax deductible.

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