Women Against Gun Violence

Almost 25 years ago, Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV) was created after acclaimed feminist Betty Friedan approached WAGV founder, Ann Reiss Lane, with the challenge of taking meaningful action to stem the public health epidemic of gun violence affecting communities.

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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the nation’s leading policy organization dedicated to researching, writing, enacting, and defending proven laws and programs, is on a mission to save lives from gun violence by shifting culture, changing policies, and challenging injustice.

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March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives is created by, inspired by, and led by students of all ethnicities, religions, and sexualities across the country. We will no longer sit and wait for someone else to take action to stop the epidemic of mass shootings.

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Everytown For Gun Safety

Everytown For Gun Safety

Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities.

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Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America

Moms Demand Action

Moms Demand Action supports the 2nd Amendment, but we believe common-sense solutions can help decrease the escalating epidemic of gun violence that kills too many of our children and loved ones every day.

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Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence

The mission of the Brady Organization and its Million Mom March is to create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025. Of the 32,000 people who die from gun violence in this country each year, how many could be saved?

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Gays Against Guns

Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry’s chain of death–investors, manufacturers, the NRA and other lobby groups, and their puppets in Congress that block good gun laws.

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Sandy Hook Promise

The Sandy Hook Promise was created to prevent gun-related deaths due to crime, suicide and accidental discharge so that no other parent experiences the senseless, horrific loss of their child. Our Approach is to build a national movement of parents, schools and community organizations engaged and empowered to deliver gun violence prevention programs and mobilize for the passage of sensible state and national policy.

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New Yorkers Against Gun Violence

The mission of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) is to reduce gun violence through legislative advocacy and education designed to encourage action, influence public opinion and lead to policy change. With a primary focus on New York State, NYAGV also advocates at the local and national levels for laws, policies and practices that protect New York State residents, particularly youth, from gun violence.

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Save Our Streets

Save Our Streets (S.O.S.) is a community-based effort to end gun violence in our neighborhood. The Save Our Streets staff is comprised of full-time Program Managers and Outreach Workers and part-time Violence Interrupters. The outreach staff all have first-hand knowledge of street life and gang life and live in or near the program target area.

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Safe and Sound Schools

We are Safe and Sound. Sandy Hook parents, educators, and community members—all inspired by our children and educators who perished on December 14, 2012.

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Shepherds

Shepherds is a non-profit organization serving the needs of Connecticut’s inner-city high school students who might otherwise fall between the cracks in the public school system. By providing financial support for a college preparatory education at a non-public high school, an adult Mentor, and teaching academic and life skills, Shepherds empowers young people to build a stronger foundation for future success.

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