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Women’s History Month: Keizayla Fambro

A strong advocate for people, Keizayla Fambro is a seasoned political strategist who began her career as policy and communications director for a sitting councilmember in Cincinnati. At 24, she became the youngest and only Black woman chief of staff serving at Cincinnati City Hall, driving policy while overseeing day-to-day office operations. Now, Keizayla serves as a Senior Political Advisor to [...]

2023-04-03T16:27:28-04:00March 10th, 2022|News, Past Events|0 Comments

Women’s History Month: Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould

In her opening prayer at the Jefferson City NAACP Prayer Breakfast in January, the Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, prayed for those who "have been raised and dined on the politics and religion of respectability," at the Jefferson City NAACP Prayer Breakfast, as reported by the Fulton Sun. The event offered an opportunity to both honor the work [...]

Women’s History Month: Allegra Taylor

Allegra Taylor of Sacramento ACT was recently profiled by the Sacramento Observer to discuss her career in activism, and working with the next generation: “Somebody has to be the voice of reason in those situations. Somebody has to have an eye out for this younger generation that is fearless. Fearless, bold and ready to fight. We’ve got to stay on the front lines with [...]

$5B for Community Gun Violence Intervention Included in House Budget Plan

$5B for Community Gun Violence Intervention Included in House Budget Plan FROM THE TRACE Legal challenges to gun restrictions have been building since 2008, when the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in District of Columbia v. Heller established the right to own a firearm for self-defense. Learn more at The Trace.

2022-03-29T14:39:07-04:00September 14th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Gun Safety Alliance Launches Pre-morial Fund to Help Prevent Gun Violence   New campaign from business leader network aims to raise awareness of gun violence prevention groups NEW YORK, NY. — June 24, 2021 — Today the Gun Safety Alliance (GSA) is launching its Pre-morial Fund campaign to raise awareness of gun violence issues in major U.S. cities and spotlight the organizations making a difference on the ground to put an end to gun violence. Every year, 33,000 people die from gun violence in the United States [...]

2023-03-27T13:38:14-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

FLASHBACK: Pastor Mike Will Throw Out The First Pitch In Honor of Gun Violence Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2021 CONTACTS: Shana Daum/ 415-290-5809 Phil Zabriskie/ 917-856-7094 Levi’s® and San Francisco Giants Make Gun Violence Awareness the Focus of the 2021 Community Advocate Program, partnering with LIVE FREE SAN FRANCISCO – On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Levi’s® and the Giants are announcing a joint program in support of LIVE FREE, a national project of [...]

2023-03-27T13:39:16-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Gun Violence, News, Past Events|0 Comments

Indiana Faith Leaders Advocate For Gun Violence Intervention, Driving Cards

Members of the religious coalition Faith in Indiana gathered at the Statehouse Tuesday to do two things: call on Gov. Eric Holcomb to use part of Indiana’s share of the American Rescue Plan on gun violence intervention programs, and ask for a summer study committee to revisit proposed legislation for driving cards. Read more here.

2023-03-27T13:40:14-04:00April 14th, 2021|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

FLASHBACK: Biden to Unveil Long-Awaited Executive Action on Guns

President Joe Biden will direct the administration to begin the process of requiring buyers of so-called ghost guns — homemade or makeshift firearms that lack serial numbers — to undergo background checks, according to three people who have spoken to the White House about the plans. | AP Photo/Evan Vucci Read more here.

2023-03-27T13:41:44-04:00April 7th, 2021|Gun Violence, News, Politics|0 Comments

This Anti-Violence Strategy May Be Coming To St. Louis, But Activists See Red Flags

Both mayoral candidates in tomorrow’s election favor an approach called focused deterrence. Some advocates caution it could reinforce punitive policing. Last year, 262 people were murdered in St. Louis, bringing the city’s homicide rate higher than it’s been in 50 years. Most of those cases are still open and unsolved. Those figures have made reducing violent crime one of the key issues in the city’s [...]

2021-11-18T17:15:57-05:00April 6th, 2021|News|0 Comments

White House Causes Frustration in Private and Public Responses to Gun Violence

"If we only talk about gun violence when there's a mass shooting, then we're going to have a certain perspective of what gun violence looks like and what the remedies are," said Antonio Cediel of Faith in Action. Read more here.

2021-11-18T17:20:32-05:00March 29th, 2021|News|0 Comments
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