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Let's Talk About Gun Violence: Conversations with CeaseFirePA's Adam Garber and Freedom School's Katarah Jordan | Let's Talk

With the recent spate of mass shootings throughout the nation, Dr. Batts welcomes a conversation about gun violence in America and the Lehigh Valley with CeaseFirePA Executive Director Adam Garber, the Commonwealth’s leader in advocating for an end to gun violenceand The James Lawson Freedom School Director Katarah Jordan, who provides an educators perspective on this deadly issue.

Let's Talk delivers hard-hitting conversations focused on the tough topics and issues standing in the way of community progress. Listen in the second Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 7:00 PM following The Jennings Report.

(Original air-date: 6/9/22)

Dr. Hasshan Batts is the Director of Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley and is a content and context expert who works to uplift the voices of those most impacted, who possess the most intimate and creative solutions yet are most often ignored. He is a champion in the Lehigh Valley for trauma-informed care, restorative practices, reentry, community engagement and collective impact. Dr. Batts possesses a unique lens as someone with lived experience, as well as being a practitioner, nonprofit administrator, and community-based participatory researcher. He recently joined WDIY as a volunteer and host of Let's Talk.
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