Eugenio Weigend Vargas, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, participated in a panel for the 2024 Capitol Hill Policy Briefing – U.S. Gun Violence Exported Abroad on April 9. Dr. Weigend Vargas discussed his research around firearm imports and exports and their impact on not only the U.S., but countries around the world.

The 2024 Capitol Hill Policy Brief ing Series, hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute serves as a platform to discuss critical issues affecting the Latino community, featuring insightful briefings and panel discussions moderated by our Fellows.

Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into pressing matters facing the Latino community, with perspectives provided by Members of Congress, policy experts, and influential community leaders. Our Fellows will present their impactful research and analytical policy papers, shedding light on key topics relevant to the nation and Latino community in their respective areas of study.