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March 2019

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis Panel Discussion

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden, CT United States
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Panel Discussion includes: Kathleen O’Neill MD, Yale-New Haven Hospital Brent Peterkin, Statewide Coordinator, Project Longevity David Shapiro MD, St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center Jeremy Stein, Executive Director, CT Against Gun Violence Sten H. Vermund MD, Ph.D, Dean, Yale School of Public Health Topics of Discussion are: • Public health approach to firearm-related violence • A review of the American College of Physicians’ position statement on gun violence as a public health crisis in the U.S. • Role of physicians,…

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Aim Higher Together Bridgeport

March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Blends Gallery, 1163 MAIN ST.
Bridgeport, CT 06804
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Join #Unload for an evening celebrating an artistic effort to bring an end to gun violence in Bridgeport, Connecticut.   Hosted by Unload Foundation Inc.

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April 2019

Guns in America: A TIME and JR Project

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presented in partnership with #UNLOAD, Fairfield University Art Museum, and the Quick Center for the Arts April 1 through April 18, 2019 Video Mural Installation runs daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Quick Center Lobby – Free and Open to the Public "Guns in America: A TIME and JR Project" is curated by #UNLOAD founders Mary Himes and Helen During, in partnership with the Fairfield University Art Museum (FUAM). Over the span of three weeks the public is invited to…

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Legislative Update & Action Night

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Rd.
Westport, CT 06877
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The Unitarian Church In Westport, ICT4 - Indivisible Connecticut 4 and the Interfaith Council of Westport and Weston are hosting a Legislative Update & Action Night for Gun Violence Prevention with Jeremy Stein, Executive Director of CT Against Gun Violence. Come to learn about the status of gun safety bills pending in the CT General Assembly followed by actions you can take to help get the bills passed. The call to actions will include contacting friends and family, so you…

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How to Talk to Gun Owners

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Quick Center for the Arts, 200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT
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Brown bag lunch discussion titled “How to talk to Gun Owners” featuring Jeremy Stein the Executive Director of CAGV; Po Murray, Chairwoman, Newtown Action Alliance; Kristin Song, who after the death of her son became an advocate for safe gun storage; and Captain David Farrell, Operations Commander (in charge of the Patrol Division and Detective Bureau). Moderated by Melissa Kane, Chair of the Board of CAGV and a Selectwoman of Westport. The landmark JR video mural installation – developed for…

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CT Advocacy Day 2019

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CT Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT
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CAGV, Moms Demand Action CT, Sandy Hook Promise, and Newtown Action Alliance are holding its first ADVOCACY DAY at the State Capitol on Tuesday, April 23rd at 10am. This is our opportunity to show our legislators we demand strong gun laws to keep our families and communities safe. So come to the Legislative Office Building (LOB) in your Against Gun Violence T-shirt to show your support. Don't have one?? We will give you one there! Plan for the day: Meet…

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CAGV Annual Benefit Luncheon

April 24 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Greenwich Hyatt, 1800 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06870 United States
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Each year hundreds of our supporters gather to hear from experts in the movement, participating in the largest fundraiser in Connecticut for gun violence prevention advocacy. Your support is vital to the work we do at CAGV, the only GVP organization exclusively dedicated to reducing gun violence in Connecticut. The 2019 CAGV Annual Benefit Luncheon will be at the Hyatt Old Greenwich on Apr 24, 2019. Doors open at 11:30 for registration. The luncheon begins at noon. Click here to…

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11th Annual MUAV March Memorial & Rally

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fred D. Wish School, 350 Barbour Street
Hartford, CT
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Be a part of this special day in Hartford honoring those who lost their lives to violence. Assembling on Saturday, April 27th, at the Fred D. Wish School, 350 Barbour Street at 9:00 am, the march will step off at 9:30 am, proceeding to the State Capitol Building where there will be a memorial followed by the rally.

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May 2019

Community Conversation: Police-Community Relations

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Arroyo Recreation Center, 30 Pope Park Drive
Hartford, CT
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Two recent police shootings in Connecticut highlight, once again, tensions between police and the public. As lawmakers debate ways to hold police accountable residents wrestle with trusting law enforcement. What issues need be addressed to mend relationships and build stronger communities? Join Where We Live as we host a conversation with community members at the Arroyo Recreation Center at Pope Park in Hartford, Wednesday May 8. Participants include: Rodney Williams - Uncle of Paul Witherspoon Greg Brown - Friend of…

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Open Mic Held by Teens Against Gun Violence

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Danbury, 24 Clapboard Ridge Road
Danbury, CT 06811
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A free open mic night for young people to speak and be heard! Share your feelings about gun violence and meet other driven young people! Connecticut Teens Against Gun Violence is hosting a youth led open mic night on Friday, May 17, at 7-9 pm, located at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Danbury. It is open to students from middle school and up who want to share their thoughts and feelings on gun violence. We want you to be heard! Our goal is to…

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