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.

Advocate

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

Legislation Advocacy

Participate

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

Monday December 9: GAGV Monthly Meeting

Barbara Unell, local author, publisher, educator will explain and discuss the ramifications of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE).

Saturday, December 14 – Sandy Hook Vigil, 5:30 pm

To commemorate the tragic loss of lives on December 14, 2012, we will solemnly demonstrate at the four corners of 43rd & State Line Road. Email us if you want to carpool, or just show up on your own. Signs are welcome.

December 22 and 25

HAPPY HANNUKAH and MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

Monday, January 27 – GAGV Monthly Meeting

A review of 2019 and a preview of 2020.

We have named 2020 the Year of Collaboration and will have representatives from various groups we plan to work with to achieve our common goal of preventing gun violence.


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 2016 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.

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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.