Nationwide Vigils & Events to #EndGunViolence

December 14, 2019 marks the 7-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. 

By this December, over 700,000 Americans will be killed or injured by guns since the Sandy Hook shooting tragedy. We urge you to join the gun violence prevention community in our collective effort to continue to shine a light on the devastating epidemic of gun violence in our nation until Congress takes meaningful action to reduce gun deaths and injuries in our nation


The victims, survivors and the families impacted by gun violence are often forgotten. Therefore, the Newtown Foundation, the charitable arm of the Newtown Action Alliance, n partnership with Alliance for Gun Responsibility, American Association of Suicidology, American Gun Safety Association, Amnesty International USA, Bishops United Against Gun Violence, Blessed Ministries & Blessed Devotions, Brady, Brady Campaign Stanislaus County California, Campaign to Unload, Ceasefire Oregon, CeaseFirePA, Center for American Progress, Coalition Against Gun Violence-A Santa Barbara County Coalition, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Community Justice Action Fund, Community of Sant'Egidio, Concerned Citizens Against Gun Violence, CT Against Gun Violence, Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence, Episcopal Peace Fellowship, Equality California, Everytown Survivor Network, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, Franciscan Action Network, Gays Against Guns, Generation Progress, Georgians for Gun Safety, Giffords, Gun Safety Alliance, Gun Violence Prevention Action Committee, Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah, Gun Violence Prevention PAC, GunsenseVermont, Healing 4 Our Families & Our Nation, Herndon Reston Citizens Against Gun Violence, Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence, Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, International Health & Epidemiology Research Center, Jewish Women International, Journey 4ward, Jr Newtown Action Alliance, Maine Gun Safety Coaltion, March for Our Lives, March For Our Lives DC, March For Our Lives Virginia, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence, Micah Leadership Council, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, National Council of Jewish Women, National Equality Action Team (NEAT), #NoRA, North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, On Earth Peace, Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore, Protect Minnesota, Psychiatrists for Gun Violence Prevention, Purpose Over Pain, Rabbinical Assembly, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence, San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention, Sandy Hook Promise, Silver State Equality-Nevada, Sisters of ST. Francis Justice, Peace and Care for Creation Committee, Srs. of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Marks Episcopal Church Capitol Hill DC, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, Stop Handgun Violence, Survivors Empowered, Survivors Lead, Temple Micah, The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus, The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, The ENOUGH Campaign, This Is Our Lane, Urban Word NYC, Vision Quilt, Washington National Cathedral, WAVE Educational Fund, Women's March and Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice, will host the annual national vigil service of mourning and loving remembrance for all who have fallen victim to the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in America on December 5, 2018 in Washington, D.C. and also nationwide vigils/events during the month of December. 

We are looking for faith, gun violence prevention, student, social justice, LGBTQ, other organizations, activists, or concerned citizens to plan a local vigil/event in their towns and cities across the nation during the month of December. Our goal is to support the families & communities impacted by gun violence, unite the movement, educate, continue to raise awareness, and keep this critical issue front and center throughout our nation. 

Please register to host a vigil or an event in your town or city and click on the followign links to download the 2019 National Vigil Toolkit and customizable posters to facilitate your planning and to coordinate our collective gun violence prevention message. 

2019 Nationwide Vigil and Event Toolkit

LIght Customizable Poster

Dark Customizable Poster

Our goal is to hold vigils/events in every Congressional district in ALL 50 states! 

Upcoming Vigils

Upcoming Vigils

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