Much like Mothers Against Drunk Driving was created to reduce drunk driving, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from legislators, state and federal; companies; and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms.
The Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund seeks to improve our understanding of the causes of gun violence and the means to reduce it – by conducting groundbreaking original research, developing evidence-based policies, and communicating this knowledge in the courts and the court of public opinion.
Our country is in the grip of a gun violence epidemic. Every American will know a victim of gun violence in their lifetime—this is not normal, and it doesn’t have to be this way. Giffords is fighting to end the gun lobby’s stranglehold on our political system. We’re daring to dream what a future free from gun violence looks like. We’re going to end this crisis, and we’re going to do it together.
Reduce gun violence by 30-50%
Ceasefire Oregon and the Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation have detailed three key strategies to achieve this goal: Require higher standards for gun ownership. Enhance accountability of federally licensed firearm dealers. Improve safety standards for guns and gun ownership.
#Enough: Plays to End Gun Violence is a campaign of theatre activism providing middle and high school students with a platform to address gun violence. Theatres, schools, and other organizations will spark critical conversations by presenting over 418 staged readings of #ENOUGH plays across the country on December 14, 2020. Play submission deadline for students is June 20, 2020.
The Brady Campaign has announced the bold goal to cut the number of U.S. gun deaths in half by 2025, based on an innovative and exciting strategy that centers on the idea of keeping guns out of the wrong hands through three impact-driven, broadly engaging campaigns:
MISSION Prevent gun-related deaths due to crime, suicide and accidents so that no other parent experiences the senseless, horrific loss of a child.
OUR APPROACH 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.
This project links fine artists with families or friends of victims of gun violence. The artists meet with the victims' loved ones and create works that relay the essence of the person being portrayed. Exhibiting these diverse portraits in traveling exhibitions brings attention to, memorializes, and humanizes the lives lost and tragically altered due to gun violence.
Mothers On The Move in Baltimore joins families that are living through the terrible tragedy that the founder, Darlene Cain, struggles to deal with everyday. Together, Mothers are raising awareness, building resources and assisting each other to obtain justice and closure for lost loved ones.