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Rep. Ensler’s town hall: Tackling gun violence, mental health on Jan. 28

The agenda for this gathering includes a series of topics that are at the forefront of the local and state concerns.

Rep. Phillip Ensler speaks about gun violence prevention legislation.

District 74, Democratic state Rep. Phillip Ensler will host a district town hall meeting. Scheduled for Sunday, January 28 at 2 p.m., the meeting will take place at the Chisholm Community Center.

The agenda for this gathering includes a series of topics that are at the forefront of the local and state concerns. Ensler, with his extensive background in law, policy advising, and education, is expected to delve into critical issues such as gun violence, mental health services, and criminal justice reform. These are not just talking points for Ensler; they are pressing matters that deeply affect the residents of District 74 and the wider Alabama community.

Ensler’s commitment to civil rights and social justice is well-documented. His tenure as a Senior Policy Advisor in Mayor Steven L. Reed’s office saw him tackling pivotal public policy initiatives, especially in education, criminal justice, and public health. His leadership was particularly notable during the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, as the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Central Alabama, Ensler has been a vocal opponent of antisemitism and a proponent of multi-faith coalitions aimed at combating racism.

The town hall is not just a platform for Ensler to voice his views but an opportunity for open dialogue. Ensler’s grassroots approach to leadership is about meeting residents where they are, ensuring they remain informed and empowered.

For those unable to be there in person, the event will not be out of reach. A live stream will be available on Rep. Ensler’s Facebook page, ensuring that no one misses out on this discussion.

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