August 7, 2019 In the News

How to talk to your kids about gun violence, and tips for keeping them safe

“We are heartbroken for the families in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, who are trying to heal from the mass shootings that have left more than 30 people dead…Our kids, always aware of more than we think, have likely picked up on the traumatic news and have hard questions. Seattle’s Child reached out to Kristen Ellingboe, communications manager at the Alliance for Gun Responsibility for insight on how to talk to our kids about gun violence and practical ways our community can prevent future shootings.”

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