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Athena Community Action Committee Alert: Events centered on Athena’s January Luncheon Topic: Prevention of Gun Violence

1/30/2019 | Posted By: Johanne Castagan

League of women Voters Panel Discussion Bullet-Proofing Our Community: Promoting Gun Safety Action Ernest Hooper Moderator; State Attorney Andrew Warren; Psychologist Amanda Thalji-Raitano; CEO Crisis Center Clara Reynolds & Chair Gun Safety Action Committee Ben Freidman.  Thursday February 7  5:30 to 7:30 Children’s Board of Hillsborough County; 1002E. Palm Avenue Tampa. RSVP:


Athena luncheon speaker Clinical Psychologist and USF Professor Dr. Edelyn Verona invited members to join Moms Demand Action on their bus trip to lobby legislators in Tallahassee to prevent gun violence.

Join Florida Moms Demand Action Volunteers at the State Capitol in Tallahassee to talk to your lawmakers about preventing gun violence and the upcoming legislative session. We have chartered a bus from Tampa to Tallahassee, leaving around 5am from downtown Tampa and coming back around 4pm from Tallahassee. We will set up appointments with your specific representatives while you are at the capital.

Wednesday, February 6 

Steps to sign up:

  1. If you have not officially joined Moms Demand Action, text READY to 644-33
  2. Complete this google form to indicate your FL house and senate districts so that our state teams can match you with your representatives in Tallahassee (you will be joined at those appointments by other volunteers who share your districts): []

  1. Complete the rsvp form for advocacy day: []

  1. Complete the rsvp form if you are taking the bus: []

Facebook event: []

For more info: Dr. Edelyn Verona

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