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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

On Our Calendar Nov 6 (Wed) A public health approach to gun violence. Nov 18 (Mon) Gun Violence Panel in Needham. Nov 14 (Thu) Maine Gun Safety Coalition Fitzgerald Award in Portland. Nov 16 (Sat) 91% Screening hosted by Grandmothers on Cape Cod. Nov 18 (Mon) MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence quarterly meeting. Nov

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Press Release: Stop Handgun Violence Celebrates 25 Years of Activism to Enact Sensible, Safe Gun Laws in Massachusetts

Urban Massachusetts leads the nation with the lowest gun death rate in the continental United States Oct 25, 2019 (Boston, MA) – Stop Handgun Violence — the Massachusetts based non-profit organization that works to prevent gun injuries and deaths through education, public awareness, legislative policy and community activism — celebrated its 25-year anniversary with an

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#SHV25 TONIGHT!

If you didn’t reserve a ticket, you can still buy at the door! Doors open at 6pm at House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St, Boston. On Our Calendar   Oct 24 (Thu) Stop Handgun Violence 25th Anniversary. Oct 28 (Mon) Dr. David Hemenway speaks in Lexington. Oct 30 (Wed) Massachusetts gun violence and laws. Nov 6

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Office Team

It’s the small stuff that keeps us going. We are lucky to have an awesome team of volunteers from Meredith Management who help us out with administrative support! Thank you Maureen, Henia and Jon. Plus, their dogs – like Jack here – bring lots of happiness to our day! #dogsintheoffice #officedogsrock


Kate Dominguez

Meet Kate, social media whiz for SHV. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence event? The GVP Student Summit. It was an absolute privilege to get to know exceptional students, and member of the Massachusetts GVP community who attended the two day event. The leadership we are seeing by young people today will change the

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A Triple for #SHV25

Read up on more Board Members! Kyle Kennedy Kerr, a board member since 2015. Oedipus, a founding board member. Jerry Belair, a founding board member. ​Don’t forget your tickets to celebrate with our fabulous board members, plus  Rosanne Cash, Attorney General Healey, Senator Markey, Mayor Walsh, Speaker DeLeo, Survivors, Student Activists and many others at #SHV25! Be recognized

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Vikiana Petit-Homme

Meet Vikiana, our first student board member. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? We need more young people to be at tables like this to hold everyone accountable. I’m glad to represent March For Our Lives on the board as SHV becomes the fiscal sponsor for the Massachusetts chapters.

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Kevin Boyle

Meet Kevin, a Board Member since 2003. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Concern regarding gun violence in our country. In 2003, gun violence in various Boston neighborhoods was very troubling. I was aware of SHV through John Rosenthal who I knew through a business relationship and asked to

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Press Release: Stop Handgun Violence Celebrates 25 Years of Activism to Enact Sensible, Safe Gun Laws in Massachusetts

Urban Massachusetts leads the nation with the lowest gun death rate in the continental United States  Stop Handgun Violence — the Massachusetts based non-profit organization that works to prevent gun injuries and deaths through education, public awareness, policy and community activism — is celebrating its 25-year anniversary on Thursday, October 24th at the House of

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Double Your Impact #SHV25 Challenge

Double Your Impact #SHV25 Challenge John is matching all donations to Stop Handgun Violence in honor of #SHV25 anniversary! Donate here for his Double Your Impact challenge.       News Highlights: Gun violence fears sparks workplace safety reviews. Listen to David Hemenway on podcast: Who Can Solve America’s Gun Problem? Stand your ground laws does more

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AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK

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