Roberto Hernandez (1)

Roberto Hernandez (1)

San Francisco Mission District resident Roberto Hernandez tells the crowd gathered at Everett Middle School on Jan. 31 about shootings in the neighborhood that prompted him to organize town hall meetings and address violence as a public health issue. The Mission Peace Collaborative hosted a second town hall Feb. 28 where residents, local politicians and city agency representatives continued to work on a five-year plan for violence prevention.