History of Violence in America Forum
The Power of We, an interfaith group of Pilgrim Congregational, Temple Beth Shaolm, and the Unitarian Fellowship, is sponsoring an educational forum series on Violence in Our Culture: As American as Apple Pie? Forums will be held Thursdays, Sept. 26, and Oct. 10,17,24, and 31 at 7 pm in the Community Room of the public library.
The schedule is History of Violence in America, and Stand Your Ground Laws, Sept 26; Domestic Abuse, Oct. 10; Violence in Bozeman and the Castle law, Oct. 17; Mental Health Issues in Violence and The Role of Media, Oct. 24; and Non-violent Communication and Building Community, Oct. 31.
Speakers will include Professors Billy Smith and Steven Swinford, MSU; Rabbi Ed Stafman, Chief of Police, Ron Price; Scott Malloy, Director of Gallatin Mental Health Clinic; representatives from Haven and the Voice Center; Carson Taylor, City Commissioner, and Dierdre Combs, author.