National Gun Violence
Survivors Week

Tuesday Feb. 1—Monday Feb. 7, 2022

Primary Campaign Hashtag: #GVSurvivorsWeek

Landing Page: MomentsThatSurvive.org/ngvsw 

Here’s What You Can Do

  • Use your own voice! These are just sample tweets, you’re more than welcome—and encouraged—to personalize them or just use them as inspiration for your own content.
  • Use the #GVSurvivorsWeek hashtag.
  • Tag @StudentsDemand | @Everytown when possible.
  • Share a story.

Sample Social Media Posts

Sample 1

The first week of February is National Gun Violence Survivors Week—when the number of gun deaths in the US surpasses the number of gun deaths peer nations experience in an entire year. 

This #GVSurvivorsWeek, read & share stories from survivors: [LINK]

Sample 2

I’m a @StudentsDemand volunteer because too many people in America have been personally impacted by gun violence. This National Gun Violence Survivors Week, join me in reading & sharing survivor stories: [LINK] #GVSurvivorsWeek 

Sample 3

Gun violence is a crisis that steals lives and devastates communities every single day. This National Gun Violence Survivors Week, take a moment to read stories from survivors. As a @StudentsDemand volunteer, I’m sharing [NAME’S] story. #GVSurvivorsWeek [LINK]

Sample 4

I’m a gun violence survivor and a @StudentsDemand volunteer. Too many people in America are survivors like me with stories like mine. This National Gun Violence Survivors Week, take a moment to read & share stories from survivors: [LINK] #GVSurvivorsWeek

Sample 5

This week is #GVSurvivorsWeek and the start of #BlackHistoryMonth. Black children and teens are 13 times more likely than [our/their] white peers to be hospitalized for a gun injury. This week, honor survivors by reading and sharing their stories: [LINK]

Sample 6

English:

Each year, 4,100 Latinx people die from gun violence in the U.S. and more than 13,000 are shot and wounded.

This #GVSurvivorsWeek, shine a light on the disproportionate impact of gun violence on Latinx communities by uplifting [their/our] stories: momentsthatsurvive.org

Spanish:

Cada año 4,100 latinos mueren por la violencia con armas en los EE.UU. y más de 13,000 personas resultan heridos por disparos.

Este #GVSurvivorsWeek, ilumina el impacto de la violencia con armas de fuego en comunidades latinas elevando sus historias: momentsthatsurvive.org

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