Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network
The Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network brings people, organizations and resources together in a non-political way to work together to prevent firearm tragedies.
Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network Activities and Objectives
- Share and report out on what you/your organization is doing, including tools and resources.
- Share research, evaluation and best practices.
- Learn from each other.
- Build partnerships.
- Identify areas of opportunity to collaborate.
- Educate children, youth, families and adults about preventing firearm tragedies.
- Use a public health approach to prevent firearm tragedies.
Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network Leadership
The network is led by:
- Seattle Children’s
- Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WCAAP)
- Lock-It-Up Program (Public Health – Seattle and King County)
- Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC)
Join the Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network
We encourage anyone with an interest in keeping communities safe, educated and informed about firearm tragedy prevention to attend network meetings. This includes and is not limited to individuals, community organizations, businesses, government leaders, public health professionals, social services, law enforcement and first responders, educators, firearm advocates, parents, mental health and healthcare providers, and community leaders.
To join and to receive emails, meeting and event announcements, fill out this form.
Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network Meetings
Network meetings take place twice per year virtually and in various locations around Washington. Meeting topics could include but are not limited to suicide prevention; violence prevention and response; injury prevention; safe firearm storage; community programming, tools, resources and education; and research.
Past Meeting Agendas and Presentations
Meeting agendas, minutes, and presentations are available here for two years. Previous meeting items are archived and available upon request by emailing Gun.Safety@seattlechildrens.org. All files are PDFs.