Conversations with Candidates: Danette Onofrio, 108th House District

Online

Join CAGV Executive Director Jeremy Stein for a discussion with Danette Onofrio, Democratic candidate for the 101st House District, representing New Fairfield, Sherman, New Milford and Danbury. Learn about Danette Onofrior's positions on gun regulations and other measures to prevent gun violence in CT. Post questions for Jeremy to ask. #VoteGunSafety by absentee ballot or on […]

A Conversation with Two Champions of GVP

Save the Date! Join CAGV for a discussion with Sen. Chris Murphy and CAGV Outreach Coordinator Janet Murphy as they discuss their personal stories about gun violence as told in Sen. Murphy's new book, The Violence Inside Us.

Conversations with Candidates: John-Michael Parker, 101st House District

Online

Join CAGV Executive Director Jeremy Stein for a discussion with John-Michael Parker, Democratic candidate for the 101st House District, representing Durham and Madison. Learn about John-Michael Parker's positions on gun regulations and other measures to prevent gun violence in CT. Post questions for Jeremy to ask. #VoteGunSafety by absentee ballot or on Nov. 3 in person. […]

Conversations with Candidates: Quentin Phipps 100th House District

Online

Join CAGV Executive Director Jeremy Stein for a discussion with Quentin Phipps, Democratic candidate for the 100th House District, representing Middletown. Learn about Quentin Phipps's positions on gun regulations and other measures to prevent gun violence in CT. Post questions for Jeremy to ask. #VoteGunSafety by absentee ballot or on Nov. 3 in person.   Go […]

Conversations with Candidates: Dave Yaccarino, 99th House District

Online

Join CAGV Executive Director Jeremy Stein for a discussion with Dave Yaccarino, Democratic candidate for the 99th House District, representing East Haven. Learn about Dave Yaccarino's positions on gun regulations and other measures to prevent gun violence in CT. Post questions for Jeremy to ask. #VoteGunSafety by absentee ballot or on Nov. 3 in person.   […]

Share the Warmth

As the temperature drops and winter approaches, let us remember those in need of the basic necessities to stay warm. Please consider donating new and/or gently used winter wear for men and women of all sizes. coats, gloves,/mittens, hats, scarves, socks, blankets and boots (man sizes 9 - 13, woman sizes 7 - 12) For […]

GivingTuesday

At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings people of all races, faiths, and political views together across the globe. Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value anyone can act on.  We are participating in the […]

Share the Warmth

As the temperature drops and winter approaches, let us remember those in need of the basic necessities to stay warm. Please consider donating new and/or gently used winter wear for men and women of all sizes. coats, gloves,/mittens, hats, scarves, socks, blankets and boots (man sizes 9 - 13, woman sizes 7 - 12) For […]

Vigil for Connecticut Victims of Gun Violence

https://www.facebook.com/CTAgainstGunViolence

Please join us on our Facebook page (link below) at 9am on Dec 14 for a vigil to honor the more than 150 people in Connecticut whose lives have been cut short by gun violence in the past year, and to honor the 26 students and educators who were killed at Sandy Hook School on […]

Interfaith Prayer and Remembrance

McLevy Green corner of Main St. and State St, Bridgeport

This event is led by The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport. They will recognize the 24 people killed in 2020 in Bridgeport.   Members of all faiths are invited to join us, MASKS and SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED. We will remember those who were killed, and pray for their families, their friends, and the […]

CAGV Legislative Update

Zoom

Please join us to get the latest details on the CAGV 2021 legislative agenda.   We're focused on two priorities this year: reducing gun suicide by strengthening Connecticut's Extreme Risk Protection Order law, and launching the CT Initiative to Prevent Community Gun Violence, a state-level grant-making authority to fund community-based violence prevention programs.​   Learn […]

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Fairfield County Giving Day

The youth of America is taking action and making a difference in the fight for gun violence prevention.   At CAGV, we’re helping our CT youth to find their voices and take action to create a safer CT for us all.   Thursday, February 25th is Fairfield County Giving Day. We’ll be requesting donations to […]

CAGV Youth Council Trivia Night

Join the CT Against Gun Violence Youth Council for a fun night of trivia with comedian Brendan Milove and then stay for an opportunity to learn about our work to end gun violence and how you can become a part of the movement!   Click here to register and you will be sent a link […]

Wear Orange

CT VIP's Community Center 230 Ashmund St, New Haven, CT

CT Against Gun Violence is excited to partner with the Connecticut Violence Intervention Program for this year's Wear Orange event to observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day. It’s a day to honor victims, celebrate survivors and renew our pledge to work together to end gun violence. We chose to have this year's Wear Orange event […]

Gun Violence: Vermont’s Hidden Health Crisis

Gunsense Vermont presents a panel discussion on gun violence as a public health crisis. This webinar features expert panelists Dr. Becca Bell, Dr. Cassandra Crifasi, and Jeremy Stein. Register here. Dr. Becca Bell: Dr. Bell is a pediatric critical care physician at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the […]

CAGV Evening Cocktail Reception Annual Benefit

The Village 4 Star Point, Stamford

Change is in season. Our 2019 annual benefit was a luncheon in Greenwich. Our 2020 annual benefit was an online "lunch-in" in the privacy of your own home or office. We're changing it up again. This year we have reimagined our annual benefit to the CAGV Evening Cocktail Reception. We welcome you to join us […]

CT Statewide Gun Buyback & Gun Safe Giveaway

Public Works 50 Jennings Rd, Hartford, CT

Gift cards will be exchanged for operable guns (while supplies last) *Guns must be transported in the trunk of the car. *Non-operable guns, BB guns, ammunition are welcome but no gift cards will be given for these items. $25: Single and double shot (Derringer-Style) handguns and any type of black powdered guns $50: Rifles and […]

How Community Gun Violence is Devastating Youth

John Richie's documentary, Shell Shocked, is a gut-wrenching look at how gun violence was devastating Black youth growing up in New Orleans. Its message is as relevant today as it was when the film was released in 2013. Click here to pre-register. Join John, along with Patrick Young, director of the New Orleans Office of […]

Nickel Mines – a special performance to benefit CAGV

ACT of Connecticut 36 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT

NICKEL MINES is a new musical recalling the 2006 Lancaster, PA Amish schoolhouse shooting in which a gunman shot and killed five girls before taking his own life. This breathtaking piece of theater combines spoken dialogue, movement and original music to explore multiple viewpoints and perspectives from that fateful morning. The performance is a living memorial to the young […]

CAGV Shoes (and Socks ) Drive

161 Main St, Danbury, CT (next to the Palace Theater) 161 Main St, Danbury, CT

CAGV is collecting shoes and socks to donate to organizations in our CT Communities doing the work of violence prevention and interruption and also organizations working on quality of life issues for community members.   Some of these organizations include Compass Peace Collaborative and CT Violence Intervention Program.   We are collecting… -New adult sneakers […]

Valentine’s Day Rally to End Community Gun Violence

The Capitol 210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT

Last year in CT someone was murdered with a gun, on average, once every three days. More than half of the killings occurred in Bridgeport, Hartford and New Haven alone.   We’re seeing a level of gun homicide not seen in 25 years. It’s a public health crisis that won’t go away unless the state […]

Wear Orange 2022

New Haven Green 250 Temple St, New Haven, CT

CT Against Gun Violence is excited to announce that this year’s Wear Orange event to observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day will take place on the New Haven Green on Thursday, June 2 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. We'll focus on the public health crisis of community gun violence, and how it disproportionately victimizes Black and […]

CAGV Evening Cocktail Reception Annual Benefit

The Village 4 Star Point, Stamford

Each year, hundreds of supporters gather to learn about the gun violence prevention movement and how CAGV is working to reduce gun deaths and injuries in Connecticut. Following the success of last year's evening format, we are again hosting our 2022 Annual Benefit on the rooftop of The Village, the beautiful multi-use space in Stamford. […]

Youth Empowerment Summit

Harding High School Bridgeport, CT

If you’re age 13-19, please come to our CAGV Youth Council statewide summit to learn about the crisis of gun violence and how to advocate in the gun violence prevention movement. Click here to register.

 

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