Study Shows Gun Violence Program Working / Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis On California’s COVID-19 Relief Effort In India / Opera Modesto’s Award-Winning Virtual Production, “The Race”
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Area leaders speak out against gun violence in Sacramento at an event in Cesar Chavez Park on Monday Oct. 5, 2020.
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Updated at 9:28 a.m.
A new UC Berkeley study shows that gun violence reduction programs, such as Sacramento’s ‘Advance Peace,’ are working; we learn more today. California is also stepping up to help with India’s COVID-19 crisis and supplies are being airlifted to the stricken country, which has had a long relationship with the Golden State. Plus, the pandemic shut down Opera Modesto’s live performances, but its latest virtual concert, “The Race,” is winning awards worldwide.
- Program Manager with Advance Peace Sacramento Julius Thibodeaux and Community Violence Initiative Director with the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence Paul Carrillo discuss a new UC Berkeley study showing that grassroots, community-based incentive programs are showing positive results in reducing gun violence in cities such as Sacramento and Stockton
- Lieutenant Governor of California Eleni Kounalakis on the state’s effort to help India combat the worsening COVID-19 crisis
- Opera Modesto’s Artistic Director Roy Stevens and his daughter/director of “The Race,” Carolina Stevens, talk about the pandemic’s impact on the arts and how their new virtual musical is gaining worldwide attention