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Events

During National Gun Violence Survivors Week from February 1 through February 7, 2021, attend events to honor the survivors who live with the impact of gun violence every day of the year.

Kansas – February Meeting (Students Demand Action – Manhattan)

February 9 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Come join us for our February meeting as we discuss gun violence survivors week!

Ohio- Honoring Survivor Stories (Toledo-Students Demand Action)

February 8 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join us to hear from survivors sharing their stories and remembering their loved ones and learn about Everytown’s efforts to support survivors.

Iowa – National Gun Violence Survivors Week Story Wall (Students Demand Action)

February 8 | 8:00 am | Virtual
Come by any day this first week of February to read inspiring quotes from gun violence survivors and reconnect with your purpose in the fight to end gun violence in Iowa and in America.

National Gun Violence Survivors Week Summit (Students Demand Action)

February 4 | 8:00 pm | Virtual
The first week of February represents the approximate time that gun deaths in the United States surpass the number of gun deaths experienced by our peer countries in an entire calendar year. Join Students Demand Action for a national event to honor and uplift survivors during the third annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week.

Dallas, TX- Honoring Survivors by Taking Action – National Gun Violence Survivor Week

February 7 | 3:00 pm | Virtual
Join us on Zoom to take action as honor survivors and those taken from us by gun violence during the National Sun Violence Survivors Week. We'll be writing our lawmakers! Please register for the virtual gathering on Zoom here https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlf-qurzgsG9ccpbJvJmEDIOj9KX15HvIl to take action as we honor survivors and those taken from us by gun violence during the National Sun Violence Survivors Week. We'll be writing our lawmakers! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Tennessee Statewide – Virtual Lunch & Learn-Social Media Magic

February 4 | 12:00 pm | Virtual
Zoom with us and learn social media tricks to get our message where it needs to go. Noon central and 1:00 PM eastern

South Carolina Statewide National Gun Violence Survivor Week Virtual event

February 6 | 2:00 pm | Virtual
Join other South Carolina volunteers as we highlight the resilience of SC’s gun violence survivors, and share and lift up their stories. We will also get a better understanding the gun violence in our state, and provide information to increase the engagement of supporters in our work to end gun violence.

Pennsylvania: Chester County Light a Candle – Shine a Light

February 7 | 6:00 pm | Virtual
To recognize National Gun Violence Survivors Week, join your fellow Moms as we light a candle in our homes in memory of the 3,800 Americans who will have lost their lives to gun violence between Jan 1st and Feb 7th. National Gun Violence Survivors Week is recognized during the first week of Feb each year. Annually, America will have more gun deaths by this week than all other high income, developed nations will have in the calendar year. Participants can simply light a candle and post a picture of their candle on our Chester County Moms Facebook Page OR post a picture of their candle along with the name and information of someone (you know someone personally or simply heard about) who has suffered from gun violence.

Ohio Chapter Membership Meeting

February 4 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join the Ohio Chapter of Moms Demand Action as we gather virtually to recognize National Gun Violence Survivors’ Week. During National Gun Violence Survivors Week, we take stock of the terrible human toll of America’s gun violence crisis and recommit ourselves to honoring survivors with action. With a gun death rate 11 times greater than other high-income nations, by early February, more Americans are killed with guns than are killed in our peer countries in an entire calendar year. Registration closes at 5pm the evening before the event so be sure to register ASAP.

Nevada February Member Meeting – National Gun Violence Survivor Week Virtual

February 6 | 12:00 pm | Virtual
Please join us in support of National Gun Violence Survivor’s Week, we will be hosting a Virtual remembrance event. This will be a time to celebrate all survivors to honor survivors, sharing experience, strength and hope and a time to come together as a community. PLEASE IGNORE THE LOCATION INFO. WE WILL SEND A ZOOM REGISTRATION LINK AFTER YOU RSVP.

Monmouth/Ocean County, NJ -Film & Virtual Discussion

February 20 | 2:00 pm | Virtual
Please join Monmouth and Ocean County Moms Demand Action for a virtual "Honor with Action" event featuring the short documentary "TRIGGER: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence.” We will view the film online and then hear from a panel of New Jersey Survivors who will share their stories. Please RSVP by 12 Noon on February 19, 2021 to ensure you receive the Zoom link. Thank you!

Bergen-Hudson, NJ-Monthly Meeting National Gun Violence Survivor Week

February 14 | 11:00 am | Virtual
Join Bergen & Hudson Moms Demand Action volunteers for a virtual event creating Soul Boxes to honor gun violence survivors and the impact gun violence has on our communities and across America. The Soul Box Project creates and exhibits origami boxes to raise awareness about the gun violence epidemic in our country.

Camden County, NJ- National Gun Violence Survivor’s Week-February Meeting

February 4 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join us as we commemorate National Gun Violence Survivor's Week.

Missouri-SEMO & Poplar Bluff-Virtual February Meeting National Gun Violence Survivor Week

February 13 | 9:00 am | Virtual
Join Southeast Missouri and Poplar Bluff Moms Demand Action supporters for our February meeting. We will honor survivors for National Gun Violence Survivors Week and have the latest updates on gun safety legislation. New supporters are welcome! Please Register to receive the Zoom link via email.

Western Missouri- Moments that Survive Virtual Event

February 4 | 7:30 pm | Virtual
Join Missouri Moms Demand Action volunteers and gun violence survivors online for a virtual candlelight vigil as we honor survivors and the impact gun violence takes on our community and across America. Learn how you can take direct action to prevent further gun violence in 2021. We welcome you to bring a photo of a gun violence victim you hold in your heart. If able, please wear orange and bring a candle for the vigil. New supporters welcome!

Minnesota-Minneapolis-National Gun Violence Survivor Week Statewide Membership Meeting

February 4 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join Minnesota Moms Demand Action volunteers and supporters from around the state as we commemorate National Gun Violence Survivors Week. We will hear from gun violence survivors and learn how we can support them in our state and beyond.

Michigan: National Gun Violence Survivors Week Virtual Vigil (Students Demand Action -CMU)

February 5 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join us for our annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Vigil as we stand with survivors and honor those killed by gun violence together. This event will feature a variety of speakers.

Maine: National Gun Violence Survivor Week craft event

February 4 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join our Survivor Membership lead to hear about National Gun Violence Survivor week spend time together creating Soul Boxes. This casual event is open to new and existing members. All supplies to complete the guided craft can be sent to you ahead of the event.

Maryland Chapter – National Gun Violence Survivors Week Virtual Gathering

February 5 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
Join Maryland Moms Demand Action volunteers and gun violence survivors for a virtual event as we honor the resiliency of survivors and recognize the impact of gun violence on our communities and across Maryland. Learn how you can take direct action to prevent further gun violence in 2021. New supporters welcome! The timing of this event coincides with the kick off of Baltimore Ceasefire Weekend.

Massachusetts Chapter-Resilience: Honoring Survivors

February 7 | 2:00 pm | Virtual
Join us as we commemorate National Gun Violence Survivors Week by highlighting the resilience of America’s gun violence survivors who, despite experiencing incredible trauma, are leading work on the ground to support other survivors and to advocate for common-sense measures that save lives. Early February marks the approximate time that gun deaths in the United States surpass the number of gun deaths experienced by our peer countries in an entire calendar year. Zoom info will be provided the day before to all who RSVP.

Kansas-JoCo-February Membership Meeting

February 11 | 6:30 pm | Virtual
Joco Moms will have several speakers relating stories of gun violence survivors in our local community, state and country. We will amplify these stories and the resiliency of survivors through social media during the meeting.

MetroEast, IL – February Multi-Group Member Meeting National Gun Violence Survivor Week Virtual

February 8 | 6:30 pm | Virtual
Join the Southern Illinois groups of Moms Demand Action as we virtually honor the memories of those killed by gun violence and amplify the voices of survivors during National Gun Violence Survivors Week. Learn how you can take direct action to prevent further gun violence in 2021. New supporters welcome!

Illinois Chapter – National Gun Violence Survivor Week Commemoration and Program

February 5 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
In commemoration of National Gun Violence Survivors Week, we will gather virtually to honor Gun Violence Survivors and loved ones. With the theme "Walking Into the Light," the program will include meditation and self-care presentations, and provide an opportunity to hear from and support Survivors.

Georgia Statewide-Virtual Vigil for Gun Violence Survivors

February 7 | 8:00 pm | Virtual
With speakers, songs and more, we'll honor and uplift the voices of gun violence survivors in Georgia, including those who witness gun violence or are shot and wounded, those impacted by gun suicide and intimate partner violence, and communities of color that are disproportionately impacted by gun homicide.

Florida: Palmer Trinity’s SDA National Gun Sense Survivors Week (Students Demand Action – Miami)

February 5 | 8:00 am | Virtual
Palmer Trinity's Students Demand Action Club is honoring National Gun Violence Survivors Week with a number of activities that encourage advocacy within the student body.

DC – Survivor Panel Discussion – National Gun Violence Survivor Week

February 4 | 8:00 pm | Virtual
Join DC Moms Demand Action to hear from a panel of gun violence survivors and partners, as we honor survivors and the impact gun violence takes on our community during National Gun Violence Survivors Week. This virtual event will be on Zoom.

DC – Survivor Panel Discussion – National Gun Violence Survivor Week

February 4 | 8:00 pm | Virtual
Join DC Moms Demand Action to hear from a panel of gun violence survivors and partners, as we honor survivors and the impact gun violence takes on our community during National Gun Violence Survivors Week. This virtual event will be on Zoom.

Connecticut Statewide-February Meeting National Gun Violence Survivor Week: Honoring Through Action via Zoom

February 7 | 5:00 pm | Virtual
Join Moms Demand Action Volunteers and gun violence survivors in a virtual event honoring the resiliency and advocacy of gun violence survivors. Featured guests to include Survivor Fellow, Jenn Lawlor; Survivor Fellow, Kristin Song along with Mike Song and the work of the Ethan Miller Song Foundation and their advocacy for federal safe storage legislation; Leonard Jahad of CT Violence Intervention Prevention; the presentation of Survivor Fellow, Tara Donnelly's "#RunHundredStories;” and closing with a musical selection by the group Alternate Routes. New and current supporters welcome!

Aurora, CO – National Gun Violence Survivors Week

February 10 | 6:00 pm | Virtual
We recognize National Gun Violence Survivors Week with Rep. Jason Crow and learn what actions are taking place at the federal level with our Gun Sense majority in Congress. Virtual event. Please sign up at least 24 hours ahead of time.

Colorado State-Feb 1 thru 7 Blood Drive for Survivors Week

February 1 | 8:00 am | Virtual
February 1-7 is National Gun Violence Survivors Week and we are marking it with a blood drive. Sign up here, then schedule a donation any time during the week with your local Vitalant site, anywhere in Colorado. If you wish, share your story online and with your local Moms group! Thank you for your support and your gift of life!

Carlsbad, CA – National Gun Violence Survivor Week Care Card Meeting

February 5 | 3:30 pm -- 4:30 pm | Virtual
Join North County San Diego Moms Demand Action volunteers and gun violence survivors for a virtual event as we honor survivors and the impact gun violence takes on our community and across America. We will be decorating Care Cards for the survivors of gun violence. This national project creates handcrafted cards that are sent to survivors on special occasions and anniversaries to let them know that they and their loved ones will not be forgotten.