gun violence

Harris County Public Health Condemns Gun Violence

Houston – Last week, as the nation learned of the senseless shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two school staff members were murdered, the Harris County Commissioners Court passed a resolution to designate June as Gun Violence Awareness Month.  The number of mass shootings across the country continues to grow. More than 110 Americans are killed with guns, and more than 200 are shot and wounded every day. In barely five […]

First Daughter Ashley Biden takes part in breakfast and Be the Change You Want 2 See teen-led town hall addressing gun violence with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Texas Southern University 

First Daughter Ashley Biden joined with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) and Texas Southern University (TSU) in addressing gun violence at two events on the TSU campus on Feb. 26: the “Champions for Change” breakfast and Be the Change You Want 2 See, a teen-led, anti-gun violence town hall supported by Amazon Rise. She gave the breakfast keynote address and served as moderator for the town hall panel discussion, closing out […]