Gun Violence Prevention

Thousands across New Jersey and millions across the country rallied for the end of gun violence on Saturday. Many students, inspired by the recent school shooting that killed 17 students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, were present at the marches. ...

Saturday's "March For Our Lives" is expected to bring over a million people to Washington, D.C., to demand increased action on gun violence prevention and gun control. Marches will also take place across the nation, including Newark, where local groups are hoping that Saturday's marches will help to continue to inspire...

A reprint of the NJ.com Article by Marisa Iati "They've had enough of watching school shooting after school shooting pass by, they say, without anything changing. Angered by the bloodshed, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to descend upon Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the March For Our Lives to call for an end to...

A reprint of the Atlantic Highlands Herald Article by Elizabeth Meyer  Newark, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. and State Senator Teresa Ruiz are joining a diverse group of New Jersey students, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, NJ (Bergen & Essex County Chapters) and Women for Progress as...

March for Our Lives New Jersey will take place on Saturday, March 24th, in Newark, NJ at 10am. Join us as we march in conjunction with the national March for Our Lives event in Washington D.C. and sister marches across the state and country inspired by the student activists from...

The survivors of the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida are a testament to the resilience of the next generation. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are proving to be stronger and braver than any children should have to be, and they are calling for action. As the...

Women For Progress  was honored to host, along with Moms Demand Action and the Brady Campaign, a candlelight vigil in honor of Gun Violence Prevention Awareness Day. The June 2nd event brought out more than 125 people, all there to support the victims of gun violence. Women For Progress's Gun Violence...

Every day, 309 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides, suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and polive intervention. Our group is committed to raising awareness of gun violence while advocating for safe and responsible gun ownership. We are fortunate to work with incredible groups such as the Brady Campaign...