fbpx

Gun Violence Awareness

Latest News

Capitol Vigil & Call to Action

  On May 25th, just one day after the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, our Conference in partnership with March for Our Lives organizer Jacob Martinez, held a...

Statement From the Gun Violence Awareness Task Force

By Geraldine Hills, Chair of the Desert Southwest Conference Board of Church. & Society, Gun Violence Awareness Task Force Once again, the country is horrified and traumatized by the mass murder of school children. This time it was Uvalde, Texas. This slaughter is...

Bishop’s E-Lumination 5-26-2021

A Plea for Action and Prayer to End Gun Violence (Photo by Eric Gerhardy on UnSplash) The nation is afire! Not the flames of wildfires burning in many places across the US, but rather, the fire of violence and shootings and killings, sometimes of innocent persons, and...

The Gun Violence Awareness Task Force Monumentum Project

Firearm injuries are the third leading cause of death of youth in the U.S. Recent events such as mass shootings in schools with high victim counts have received extensive media coverage; however, very little attention is paid to single victim incidents. Relatedly,...