Jim McDonough and Donald Gault
(8 min) This is an interview with Commissioner Jim McDonough of Ramsey County, Minnesota, and Donald Gault of the Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health Department. It was recorded on October 16, 2008, at the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance's "Building Healthy Futures II: Strategies for Effective Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence & Intimate Partner Violence" conference in Richmond, Virginia.
In this interview, Mr. McDonough talks about the impact that elected officials and local government can have on the prevention of sexual violence in their communities. Similarly, Mr. Gault gives examples of the kind of steps that county health departments can take to engage in the primary prevention of sexual violence.