Join us for a Policy Talks @ the Ford School event:

Policy-focused solutions to the firearm epidemic:
What we know works
Thursday, September 22 | 4:30 PM EDT

Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
735 S. State St., Ann Arbor


Reception to follow.

In the wake of repeated tragedies and the firearm violence that has plagued our nation, the University of Michigan community is grappling with what can be done. There is an urgent need to address the firearm injury epidemic in America, and its social, economic, and public health impacts. Join for a conversation around firearm violence, and policies that can help prevent it. Four leading experts in firearm violence will offer their insights, then come together for a panel conversation on the big picture policy implications of and potential solutions for firearm violence.


  • Daniel Webster, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions
  • Sonali Rajan, Columbia University
  • Rod K. Brunson, University of Maryland
  • April Zeoli, University of Michigan

Moderated by: Luke Shaefer, professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Ford School and director of U-M Poverty Solutions

Hosted by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy in partnership with the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, with support from the U-M Center for Racial Justice.