Nationwide, firearms are the #1 leading cause of death in Black children and youth.
Firearms are the #2 leading cause of death in ALL children and youth.
Safe storage of firearms and stronger laws reduce deaths from homicides, suicides and unintentional injuries.
Pediatric Child Access Prevention Project Team
Linda McKibben MD MPH DrPH FAAP FACPM, Project Director and CEO, www.TheMcKibbenGroupLLC.com
Madelyn Jones, BA Women’s Alliance/EmpowHER Intern, Washington College
Kayla McLymont, BA Women’s Alliance/EmpowHER Intern, Brown University
Kalysta McKibben-Sanders, Graphic Designer, www.TheMcKibbenGroupLLC.com
In partnership with:
Liz Banach LCSW, Executive Director, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence
Karen Herren JD, Director of Legislative Affairs, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence
In collaboration with:
Katherine Hoops MD MPH FAAP, www.hopkinsmedicine.org
Nadia Hashimi MD, www.nadiahashimibooks.com
Natalie Spicyn MD FAAP, www.mdaap.org
Diana Fertsch MD FAAP, www.mdaap.org
Lorette Hoepfner MSOD, Executive Director, www.mdaap.org
The American Academy of Pediatrics has information about safe storage laws at: www.aap.org/stateadvocacy