Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series: How Can this Generation Speak to the Next about Violence in Society?
Tuesday, March 5, 12 & 19, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
In the aftermath of Sandy Hook, this 3-part lecture series sponsored by the Wilton Clergy Association, the Wilton Interfaith Action Committee (“WI-ACT”) and Wilton Library addresses longer term answers/solutions to violence in our communities.
Featured topics are:
March 5—Creating a Common Space in Community Where Issues of Violence Can Be Addressed with Dr. Steven Marans, Harris Professor in the Yale Child Study Center and Director of the Trauma Service of the Yale Medical Group, and Carrie Epstein, MSW, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale Child Study Center.
March 12— Shaping Perspectives: Police and the Broadcast Media – What Potential Shooters and the Public Observe with News 12 News Director/Anchor Tom Appleby, Redding Police Chief Doug Fuchs (Newtown first responder) and Wilton Police Captain John Lynch.
March 19—Finding a Way Forward with a panel composed of Rabbi Leah Cohen of Temple B’nai Chaim, the Rev. Mary Grace Williams, Rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, and Imam Dr. Kareem Adeeb of the Islamic Institute and Chair of the Interfaith Council of Western Connecticut, moderated by Steve Hudspeth.
Registration highly recommended.