Freedom From Gun Violence

We work to reduce gun violence to keep all children safe at home,
at school and in our community.

  • We are not against guns. We are against gun violence.
  • We are for sensible measures to reduce gun violence.
  • You don’t have to be a grandparent to join us!

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What We Do

Educate – Monthly Meetings and Annual Community Forum

Present monthly educational meetings and host annual Community Forums focusing on
the myriad aspects of Gun Violence.

More information can be found in our
monthly newsletter.


We stand up and speak out in support of sensible gun regulations and gun safety measures.

Legislation Advocacy


Promote responsible gun ownership and safe gun storage by proactively distributing free gun locks at community events Lock It For Love program.

Mark Your Calendars

Wednesday February 12 After Parkland movie 7 pm screening 21c Museum Hotel 219 W. 9th Street, KCMO

The film includes interviews with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, teachers and families of victims, beginning shortly after the tragic shooting on February 14, 2018 and in the months following.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Visit our Facebook page to reserve tickets. Wear your orange when you attend. Wear your GAGV shirts, hats or buttons!

Monday February 24 GAGV Monthly Meeting – Facts and Civil Conversation

In the year 2020 it will be more important than ever to have current statistics about gun violence and to learn some tools for sharing them in a non-combative way.

GAGV Monthly Meetings are held the 4th Monday of every month, with the exception of May and October.

4:00 – 5:45 p.m. at Colonial Church in Prairie Village 7039 Mission Road

The 2019 Community Forum was a huge success

Panel of First Responders at the Forum pose with Azim and Ples

Panel of Panel of First Responders at the Forum pose with keynote speakers Azim Khamisa and Ples Felix

Click here for more information and photos from the Forum.


Show your support for GAGV and spread the word by wearing our great spirit wear! New items with the GAGV logo now available include one-size-fits-all ballcaps for $10, and zippered hoodies for men and women at $25 each. GAGV polo shirts are also available at $15 each. Shirts and hoodies come in adult sizes of small, medium, large, extra-large and 2XL. All are available at every monthly meeting. Can also email [email protected]

Ready To Get Involved?

Subscribe to our newsletter. Join GAGV. Change the conversation about guns. Volunteer to distribute free gun locks to families. Come to a meeting and our annual community forum. “Like” us on Facebook. DONATE! 

Together we can work to reduce gun violence so all our children can be safe at home, at school and in our communities.