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July 2019

Ridgefield Summerfest

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Main Street, Ridgefield, CT

The Ridgefield community gathers for shopping, art, and entertainment. Join the fun! 10 AM to 2 PM is for the young families 4 to 7:30 is focused on the adults.

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September 2019

Breakfast of Champions

September 19 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Birchwood Country Club, 25 Kings Highway South
Westport, CT
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2019 Honoree Attorney Josh Koskoff Josh is a Connecticut lawyer representing families of Sandy Hook victims in a landmark case against Remington Arms, the manufacturer of the assault rifle used in the shooting. He also recently filed suit on behalf of a victim in the Las Vegas shooting against 8 manufacturers of AR-15s equipped with bump stocks that were used in what is the deadliest shooting in US history thus far. Please click here to register.

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CAGV Policy Luncheon

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Ave
West Hartford, CT
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Join us for insightful discussions and Q&A about gun violence prevention policy. Speakers to be announced. Speakers to be announced. Click here to register.

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Bridgeport 10th Annual Community Cookout

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come for the entertainment, food, and learn more about how your community supports you. Be sure to stop by the CAGV tent to say, hi.

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October 2019

gUN COUNTRY

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

"What Houses on the Moon does radically well is always put the story first. They trust that the personal is inherently political, and that if you take a group of people who think differently, as we do in gUN COUNTRY, and put them in conversations together, it ends up breeding discussions better than some really well-constructed play that might have only one perspective." - Jenna Worsham, Director, gUN COUNTRY Click here to register.  

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Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance Launch

October 28 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
pin Central Connecticut State University (Welte Auditorium), 1615 Stanley St
Great Britain, Connecticut 06050
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Join Us for the Official Launch of the Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance After three years of preparation involving over 40 religious institutions, congregations in greater Hartford area are launching the Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA). A founding member of GHIAA, AHCC members and friends are invited to be present for this historic event on Monday, October 28 at Central Connecticut State University (Welte Auditorium). The Founding ceremony will begin at 6:45pm - plan to arrive at 6:15pm to…

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November 2019

Bridgeport CT Area Against Gun Violence October Meeting

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06605
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Please join us for The Bridgeport CT Area Against Gun Violence, October meeting. The goal of this group is to help end gun violence in Bridgeport and throughout the state. RESCHEDULED: from October 19th to  November 2nd.

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Special Event: Parkland Rising (NR)

November 6 @ 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 @ 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 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bijou Theater CT United States + Google Map
$25

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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