Mayor Lucas to Introduce Gun Ordinance



October 23, 2019
For Immediate Release

Mayor Lucas to Introduce his Most Recent Gun Ordinance at Domestic Violence Shelter

Kansas City, Mo, October 23, 2019 – The media is invited to a press conference on Wednesday, October 30th, 9:00AM  at Rose Brooks Center. Mayor Quinton Lucas will announce a new gun ordinance that will be introduced later the same day. The ordinance aims to keep guns out of the hands of individuals convicted of the crime of domestic violence.

At the Press Conference, also hear from Rose Brooks Center’s Blueprint for Safety Coordinator, Annie Struby and Board President, Phil Greenfield. Nearly half of the individuals who seek help from Rose Brooks Center are impacted by gun violence.

** All media must RSVP before attending **
RSVP to Mayor’s Office, Morgan Said at 
** A guest list is required **
Location: Rose Brooks Center
Press Conference: 9:00AM to 9:20AM
Interviews: 9:20AM
  • Mayor Quinton Lucas
  • Phil Greenfield, Rose Brooks Center Board President
  • Annie Struby, Rose Brooks Center’s Blueprint for Safety Coordinator

About Rose Brooks Center

Rose Brooks Center offers domestic violence services and programming in the Kansas City Metro area and beyond. While hundreds of individuals and pets find safety in emergency shelter, thousands more are served outside of shelter through groundbreaking community programs. Rose Brooks Center has been providing services to individuals and families since 1978.



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Rose Brooks Center

Rose Brooks Center is about saving lives. Read letters from the CEO, stories about featured programs, and more here.

Bridge Program

Serving patients experiencing domestic violence in the safety of local hospitals and clinics.

Children's Programs

Offering a wide variety of services to support the emotional and physical well-being of children who are healing from domestic violence.

Community Training

Since 2001, Rose Brooks Center has been providing quality domestic violence education to the Kansas City community and beyond.

Court Advocacy

Advocating for and guiding survivors through complex court systems.

Economic Empowerment

Helping survivors repair the effects of economic abuse through credit repair, budgeting, and education.

Emergency Shelter

Providing a safe sanctuary where individuals, families, and pets are welcomed, wrapped in support, and can begin to heal.

Employment Advocacy

Employment Advocacy includes developing job interview skills, job search, and ongoing support to survivors in maintaining employment.


Providing confidential support, information, individual safety planning, resources, and more. The 24-hour Hotline is 816-861-6100.


Helping survivors find safe, affordable housing and gain economic stability within a safe home, free from violence.

Onsite Clinic

On-site medical and healthcare services within the safety of emergency shelter.

Pet Shelter

An on-site state-of-the art pet shelter for dogs, cats, and other family pets.

Police Advocacy

Providing advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and education for officers to improve victims safety.

Project SAFE

A school-based violence prevention program working to end the cycle of domestic violence by providing support to youth dealing with violence at home or communities.


Stories about our incredible volunteers and the work they do to support our mission.