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November 2019

Special Event: Parkland Rising (NR)

November 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This special screening of PARKLAND RISING, co-presented by #UNLOAD and UConn Stamford. In Partnership with Connecticut Against Gun Violence, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and Franklin Street Works. FREE to the public. Please email memberevents@avontheatre.org to reserve your tickets now. Post-film Q&A with director Cheryl McDonough, Matt Deitsch, and Manuel & Patricia Oliver. FILM SYNOPSIS: On February 14, 2018, a school shooting took the lives of 17 people and suddenly changed the conversation about guns in America.…

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Her Time, the stage play

November 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave.
Bridgeport, CT
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“Her Time” is a dramatic stage play that mirrors the flaws and successes of the second chance society through the experiences of Kim Williams, an ex-offender who returns home after serving 25 years in federal prison. She attempts to start over, redefine herself and reconnect with her family, but soon realizes that her homecoming isn’t as welcoming as she hoped. Kim quickly discovers the reality of being labeled a felon costs her more than the years she served. She is…

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Disarming Gun Violence: A Community Conversation

November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bijou Theater CT United States + Google Map

Please join Bridgeport Public Education Fund for a screening of the Emanuel documentary and conversation about gun violence. CAGV Executive Director, Jeremy Stein and Polly Sheppard, a survivor of the June 2015 Charleston Church mass shooting will be leading the conversation. It seems that every day in America we hear of another act of gun violence. Gun violence has no boundaries. Schools, malls, houses of worship and businesses have all been impacted by this public health crisis. We can’t stand…

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December 2019

Giving Tuesday for CT Against Gun Violence

December 3, 2019

You read the stories, see it on the news, and you want to do something to make us safer, right? The CAGV Ed Fund educates communities throughout Connecticut about the public health crisis of gun violence, and shares measures people can take in their own lives, and as advocates, to prevent death and injury from firearms. Please support the work we do. https://cagv.salsalabs.org/giving_tuesday/index.html

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CAGV Bridgeport Area Chapter Meeting

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT
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Come one! Come All! Please join CAGV for their December, Bridgeport Chapter Meeting. This meeting will be one of remembrance and hope as we come together to honor those who were lost over the year and how our collective work and power can bring change. Please join us for this very special meeting. Light refreshments will be served.

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7th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence

December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St, Mark’s Episcopal Church, Capitol Hill + Google Map

Each year since 2013, the Newtown Foundation (TNF), the charitable arm of the Newtown Action Alliance (NAA), and numerous partners in the gun violence prevention community have sponsored the National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence on or near the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting tragedy. These multidenominational events, held in Washington, D.C., at the National Cathedral and St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, bring together survivors of gun violence, victims’ family members, concerned citizens, faith leaders, lawmakers, leaders of…

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Seventh Annual Stamford Vigil of Hope to End Gun Violence

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
1 Public Library Plaza, 1 Public Library Plaza
Stamford, CT
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Come light a candle with us on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the Seventh Annual Stamford Vigil of Hope to End Gun Violence, to remember and #HonorWithAction victims and survivors of gun violence. Speakers include student activists, community leaders, and survivors. In commemoration of the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, and to remember and honor those who were shot and killed this year - as well as the 700,000 victims and survivors of gun violence in…

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Gathering of Hope and Remembrance

December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Ridgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
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December 14th marks the 7th anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting, and we invite all to stand in solidarity during a “Gathering of Hope and Remembrance”. The following advocates for gun violence prevention will be speaking: First Selectman of Ridgefield Rudy Marconi CT State Representative John Frey State Senator Will Haskell CAGV Executive Director Jeremy Stein  

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Northwest Corner Committee for Gun Violence Prevention

December 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Vigil to remember the victims of Sandy Hook and all victims of gun violence.   22 Under Mountain Road Salisbury, CT 06068  

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Mothers’ United Against Violence & CAGV Candle Light Vigil

December 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as we reflect and remember those we've lost to gun violence.   2550 Main Street Hartford, CT  

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