National Gun Violence
Survivors Week

Wednesday, Feb. 1—Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023

The first week of February, which represents the approximate time that US gun deaths surpass the number of gun deaths experienced by peer countries in a full year, is National Gun Violence Survivors’ Week. Our gun death rate is 13 times greater than that of other high income countries.

Raise awareness and amplify the voices of gun violence survivors on social media with these sample captions and graphics.

Primary Campaign Hashtag: #GVSurvivorsWeek

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Here’s What You Can Do

  • Social media is most powerful when it reflects your own, unique voice, so personalize your posts.
  • Always include #GVSurvivorsWeek and tag @StudentsDemand in all of your posts.
  • Include photos of your activism or the survivors you’re honoring whenever possible.

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.

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: #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 to a Moments That Survive story]

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