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Funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Penn Injury Science Center brings together university, community, and government partners around intervention programs with the greatest potential for impact. We promote and perform the highest quality research, training, and translation of scientific discoveries into practice and policy in order to reduce injuries, violence and their impact on people around the world.

Our diverse group of scientists, students, and staff are centrally located on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, representing 6 Penn Schools, 12 other Penn Institutes and Centers, 2 Level 1 Trauma Centers, and 3 Research Laboratories.

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Anti-Gun Violence March and Rally
Hosted by the West/Southwest Collaborative

Join us on November 18th for National Injury Prevention Day (#BeInjuryFree) for an Anti-Gun Violence March and Rally hosted by the West/Southwest Collaborative (WSW). Guest speakers include community leaders, organizations and representatives. Contact: Khalif Mujahid-Ali at

Thursday November 18th

Start 3pm @ 30th St Station

March to City Hall

Rally 3:45pm @ City Hall



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