The "Gun Violence, Prevention and Solution Forum" took place Tuesday at the Jerry Sue Thornton Center.
Cleveland Councilman Zach Reed put together the event. Reed believes bringing law-enforcement the media, politicians and community groups together is a good start.
Brown acknowledges it's major challenge, but says lives can be saved when people start seeing opportunity. More than 60 people have lost their lives to violence this year in the city including the best friend of Cali Wright.