Get Out & VOTE!
Voter turnout in our country is much lower than in other countries, around 60% in presidential elections and 40% in midterm election years.
Of note in last year’s election, 50% of youth voters voted which was an 11% increase since 2016.
When we vote, we WIN.
“If you live in Roxbury, Mattapan, [or] Dorchester, it is easier to find a gun than find a job…and that is the case across America in our poorest neighborhoods. … There is a relationship between economic justice, crime reduction, and lower gun crime.’’ ~John Rosenthal
Read more Stop Handgun Violence in the News here.