Join us on June 7-9th for Wear Orange, as we unite in our call to end gun violence and honor the more than 120 people who are shot and killed, and hundreds more who are wounded and traumatized, every day in our country. Read some of the stories of those affected by gun violence below.

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Allen's Mom

My son Allen Jermaine Fields was murdered June 12, 2013. He was shot six times. It was obvious the shooter intended to kill him.
I remember the first kiss I placed on his cold lips.
My life has not been the same. People told me it would not be. That is a reality I did not want to accept.
Psalm 23 took on a whole new meaning. Almost seven years later, #IamfindingMyway still.
I am trying to get involved in the fight against gun violence. Every time I say I will attend a meeting, I can’t overcome the anxiety that takes over my mind. I wore my red shirt when I made it to the Wear Orange picnic in Arlington, Texas.
I am also a teacher. I don’t agree with arming teachers mainly because I am black. I believe in an active shooting, a teacher of color with a gun would be shot first and questions later would reveal they are one of the “good girls.”
I miss my son. He has three beautiful children who are also finding their way.

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