ROOT, Reaching Out To Others Together, Inc.

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Kenneth E. "Kenny" Barnes, Sr., M.S.

Founder/ CEO

ROOT (Reaching Out to Others Together), Inc

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D.C. Advocate, Kenneth E. Barnes Honored with National Crime Victim Service Award


Barnes Attacks Violence at the ROOT, 4-8-2007


Tackling Gun Violence And the Scars It Leaves, The Washington Post, 2-11-2008

Tackling the Trauma of Violence, Washington Post, 10-2-2010

One Father’s Struggle Since His Son’s Murder in Our Nation’s Capital


DC Gun Law Protest Press Conference

Activists Confront Lawmakers, Fight Tester-McCain Bill (ABC NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt)


"Too many lives are being lost; too many victims injured, and too many communities are being held hostage to this systemic and endemic tide of violence.  As a government, and as a community, we must begin to offer proactive solutions, rather than reactive alternatives."  Kenneth E. Barnes, Sr., M.S.