On May 17th, 2013, Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), Chair of the Select Committee on Gun Violence in the East Bay, is holding a hearing in Oakland to examine the root causes of gun violence and identify effective strategies to reduce it. The hearing – Progress and Challenges to Addressing Gun Violence in the East Bay – will consist of an overview of gun violence in California, with an emphasis on successfully implemented programs to address the issue both in the East Bay and statewide.


Friday, May 17, 2013
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Elihu M. Harris State Building
First Floor Auditorium, 1515 Clay Street 

The hearing is open to the public. For more information, view the flyer.


Storify from event created by greenkozi.

His write up from the event can be seen here.

Bonta speaking to the media after the event.