Event Guest Speaker, Brian Malte, of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
(PARAMUS) – Assembly Democrats Connie Wagner and Timothy Eustace joined by Senator Bob Gordon will host a special screening of a film based on a survivor of the Virginia Tech massacre and a post-film discussion at Bergen Community College on Tuesday, May 7th. Brian Malte of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, a national advocacy group focused on reducing gun deaths and injuries in America.
The event is part of a continued discussion on public safety and gun violence prevention 38th District legislators have organized in the community.
“Living for 32,” is a portrait of Colin Goddard, his account of the terror he and his classmates endured and his journey in telling his story to America. On that horrific day, April 16, 2007, a gunman entered Norris Hall education building on the campus of Virginia Tech killing 32 and wounding 17 in a mere 11 minutes.
“Living for 32 will help to illustrate the harsh reality we face as a result of senseless acts of gun violence taking place all over America,” said Wagner (D-Bergen, Passaic). “I look forward to hearing from Brian Malte of the Brady Campaign and to discussing steps the Assembly is taking to prevent gun violence as well as community concerns.”
“Gun violence prevention and public safety is an important issue facing every community across the nation,” said Eustace (D-Bergen, Passaic). “Bob, Connie and I will continue to gather residents around events such as this one and discuss how we can protect and prepare our communities for the future.”
The event will take place on Tuesday. May 7th in the Ciccone Theater on the campus of Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ. For more information or to RSVP please call (201)-576-9199 or email: AswWagner@njleg.org. The event will begin at 7 pm.