Gun Control Issues Highlight Next Rose Dialogue Series

Wednesday, June 5
6:00pm-8:00pm
Rose Dialogue Series
5625 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY

Gun Control or Out of Control?

Tickets are now on sale for the controversial dialogue on gun control to be held at the Riverdale Y on Wednesday, June 5.

Speakers who will present and then respond to audience questions will be:

Lenny McAllister, the ‘Working Man’s Conservative,’ Republican strategist and pundit, and former Congressional candidate (IL CD 2).

McAllister will appear opposite Michael Skolnik, GloblaGrind.com administrator and political director for hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. The discussion will be led by Fox News contributor Sally Kohn.

About the Speakers:

Michael Skolnik, a regular on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR, HLN, Al-Jazeera, Current TV, Sirius XM and BBC. Featured on The Rachel Maddow Show, Mr. Skolnik has written for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Mashable.

Lenny McAllister, a former Congressional candidate and former Republican National Committee consultant, has been featured in publications such as Essence, Chicago Crusader, and Charlotte Magazine. On the issue of gun control, he says “the issue of gun violence in our communities is not a matter of gun control, it’s a matter concerning the lack of widespread economic vitality.” McAllister is found weekly on national networks such as Current TV, Al-Jazeera English, and HuffPost Live.

The interactive dialogue will be hosted by Sally Kohn, a progressive Fox News contributor and columnist for Salon. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Reuters, USA Today, Politico, Time, and others. She works as a communications consultant, helping grassroots organizations, businesses, and leaders communicate more effectively.

Admission: $18

Reception from 6:00pm–6:30pm
Dialogue from 6:30pm–8:00pm

For tickets, please visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/385589

For more information, contact Cynthia Galik at (718) 548-8200, ext. 218 or at CGalik@RiverdaleY.org.

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One Response to Gun Control Issues Highlight Next Rose Dialogue Series

  1. Linda says:

    I was surporised to read that there is an $18 admission – i would be more intrigued by a “free’ debate.

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