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Working together against gun violence

Maryann Miller

Working together against gun violence

by Maryann Miller

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gun control -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Violence -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Young volunteers in social service -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Gun control.,
    • Violence.,
    • Social action.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

      Other titlesGun violence
      StatementMaryann Miller.
      SeriesThe library of social activism
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7436 .M55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1077794M
      ISBN 100823917797
      LC Control Number94001021

        Levi Strauss & Co. is joining with people today from all walks of life across the country – from parents to pastors to courageous young activists – in wearing orange to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day.. As we acknowledge the toll that gun violence takes on our society every day, we also wanted to highlight some of the incredible work that community leaders are doing to fight gun.   How Organizations Like Wheelchairs Against Guns Implements Effective Gun Violence Prevention Strategies. Wheelchairs Against Guns (WAG) is one of the top gun violence prevention organizations in the country. The organization is currently working to reduce incidents of gun violence .

      Gang violence is perpetrated by a group of students who work together to intimidate or harm others – often without cause. Some gangs may have hazing rituals that require new members to harm others for initiation, while other violence could stem from issues over drugs, alcohol, rivalries or . “You’ve got to understand: being a parent of a deceased child due to some senseless act of gun violence — no one wants to be part of that fraternity. We look forward to trying to help people.

        In Anniston, Alabama, gun violence is prevalent, and Natalie wants to catalyze change. Juan Avila is a recent graduate of the University of New Mexico. He was motivated to apply to participate in FCNL’s Advocacy Corps program to help mobilize people in his community around gun violence prevention. Together with our sister organization, CSGV has been working more deliberately to engage communities of color in our advocacy efforts. In pursuit of this goal, our sister organization the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence has developed an advocacy training workshop focused on impacted communities — specifically communities of color. This workshop, called “Education to .


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This book critically examines the link between guns and violence. It weighs the value of guns for self-protection against the adverse effects of gun ownership and carrying.

It also analyses the role of public opinion, the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, and the firearms industry and lobby in impeding efforts to prevent gun by: 3. The Costs of Gun Violence against Children By Cook, Philip J.; Ludwig, Jens The Future of Children, Vol. 12, No.

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Grandmothers Against Gun Violence is an active, effective grassroots organizations on a mission to eliminate gun violence in America. GAGV provides public education on ways we can work together to reduce the proliferation of guns in America, and advocates for commonsense government legislation on gun safety and responsibility.

country have joined the bipartisan coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The total number of mayors involved is now more than As of Januroughly one million Americans have signed on to the coalition’s “I Demand a Plan” campaign against gun violence.

Vice President Joe Biden will. We at the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence created The Gun Violence History Book. Made from newspaper articles, facts, and data to showcase a.

Arguably, potential victims of gun violence are vulnerable and should be the focus of social work advocates. Once again, this could mean restrictions on gun sales and possession are justified. Advocates of unfettered gun rights, however, could argue (as noted earlier) that guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens provide more protection of vulnerable people than restricting or prohibiting : Allan Barsky.

Weak gun laws allow illegal guns to proliferate, causing shootings and homicides that devastate communities. But when the dominant response to gun violence is overly aggressive policing, prosecution, and sentencing, too often the tactics deployed result in additional harm to the communities already plagued by gun violence.

gun violence: Urban Gun Violence It should not be surprising that there are geographical determinants for exposure to certain types of gun violence. Certainly, gun violence in major urban areas, often associated with youth gangs, must be discussed.

It is well known that gun violence among young black men in major U.S. cities is unacceptably high. What Have Young People Achieved So Far. In the activity that follows, students will be invited to reflect on some of the “successes” that young people have booked in building a movement to end gun violence, since the Februmass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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