Russell Simmons Comes Out Against Violence

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2013 Peace WeekLIFE Camp, Inc., a New York City nonprofit, held a press conference Monday with New York City young adults, mothers who lost their children to gun violence and community experts to lay out solutions and launch the fourth annual New York Peace Week (January 15–22, 2013). Peace Week is being held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of non-violence.

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As a result of the mass killings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, President Barack Obama convened a task force headed by Vice President Joe Biden. On Monday, January 7, LIFE Camp, Inc., Founder Erica Ford joined a group of select youth/young adult advocates and senior administration officials at the White House for a discussion focused on deterring mass shootings and the reduction of gun violence in communities throughout the United States.

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