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Mayor Durkan announces new investment to address gun violence
Mayor Durkan announces new investment to address gun violence
7/22/202138:05

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan joined King County Executive Dow Constantine and city and community leaders to announce new City of Seattle investments in community-led safety efforts to help address the rise in gun violence. 

The investment builds on Mayor Durkan's announcement of $10.4 million to support 33 community organizations focused on BIPOC safety. Programs will cover a range of services and upstream investments including violence prevention and restorative justice. 

Speakers include:

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, City of Seattle
Sommer Kleweno-Walley, Interim CEO, Harborview Medical Center
Dow Constantine, King County Executive
Adrian Diaz, Seattle Police Chief 
Dr. Frederick Rivara, MD, MPH, Harborview Injury and Prevention Research Center
Derrick Wheeler-Smith, Director, Zero Youth Detention
Dominique Davis, CEO, Community Passageways 

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