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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In memory of Rachel

When I was in the 10th grade, my classmate and friend Rachel ended her life with a gun that had been left unsecured in her home. I have been dedicated to suicide intervention and gun violence prevention ever since. It is why I trained to be a BeSMART presenter. I want to help all adults remember to secure their guns in homes and vehicles; model responsible behavior with guns; ask about guns in other homes; recognize the risk of teen suicide, and tell other adults to be SMART.

Reacting shows support for gun violence survivors.