Moms Demand Action on Promoting Gun Safety- A Free Program and Discussion

Event Date: April 7th, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Address : 516 Prospect Street, Maplewood, NJ, USA
Town : Maplewood

The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County (ECSEC) is hosting Moms Demand Action of Essex County speaking on Promoting Gun Safety and How to Talk with Your Children About School Violence. The event will take place on Sunday, April 7th, at 11 am at the ECSEC meeting house at 516 Prospect St Maplewood, NJ. This is a hybrid event and is also available via Zoom (see link below). The event is free to the public.

Peg Zitko and Lorraine Lombardi of Moms Demand Action will speak on gun safety and what we can do to promote sensible gun laws. They will introduce keynote speaker Nancy Kislin, Licensed Certified Social Worker, author of LOCKDOWN: Talking to Your Kids About School Violence. Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement
fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence.

Nancy Kislin ( is author of LOCKDOWN: Talking to Your Kids About School Violence, a book that offers unprecedented professional insight and critical therapeutic guidance to help parents, teachers, school administrators, and social service professionals successfully nurture and heal children in this era of school shootings. She has been interviewed on television and radio and facilitated numerous parent, teen, and children’s programs in schools, summer camps, and religious institutions. She is passionate about helping parents and children navigate the complex issues of today’s society, so that they can lead productive, balanced lives.

Peg Zitko and Lorraine Lombardi of Moms Demand Action of Essex County will discuss the urgency of gun violence prevention, the importance of safe gun storage in the home, and how to be involved in the movement for gun and school safety, as well as legislative action we can participate in to help advance common sense gun laws. There are various ways we can contribute and join in the vital work of Moms Demand Action of the Everytown for Gun Safety citizens movement.

The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County ( is one of many Ethical Culture Societies around the country seeking to bring out the best in ourselves and thereby bring out the best in others. It strives to be of meaningful, humanitarian service to our community. People with such ideals are welcome to apply to join the society.

On April 7th at 11am, parents, grandparents, teachers, school administrators, guardians of children and mature teens, all interested citizens, are welcome free of charge.

This is a hybrid event: in person at the Ethical Culture Society and also via Zoom. The Zoom link is below.

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Topic: Sunday, April 7
Time: April 7 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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