On Tuesday, Tuesday, January 30, Council member Charles Allen led a panel discussion at the Hill Center. A panel of stakeholders and community members spoke about the motivations that lead youth to carjack and the way the District’s justice system holds them accountable for their actions.
In case you missed it, you can catch up with a recap article about the event in the Hill Rag. If you'd like to view a recording of the event, you can find it on Youtube. And if you'd like to read Council member Allen's takeaways from the event, check out his most recent newsletter.
Matthew Graves - US Attorney for the District of Columbia
Jawanna Hardy - Founder, Guns Down Friday
Reginald Mathis - Credible Messenger, Building Blocks DC, DC Office of Gun Violence Prrevention
Kevin McGilly - foster parent
Elizabeth O'Gorek - Capital Community News
Brian Schwalb - DC Attorney General
Councilmember Charles Allen - Moderato