WEAR ORANGE National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend June 7-9th

WEAR ORANGE National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend June 7-9th

PRESS CONFERENCE Friday • June 7 • Noon • De la Guerra Plaza. Wear Orange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 7. The Coalition Against Gun Violence (CAGV), A Santa Barbara County Coalition, elected officials, #SBMomsDemandAction, Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County, CARP Growers and community organizations will gather in the spirit of honoring […]

Message From CAGV Chair Toni Wellen

DEAR CAGV MEMBERS & SUPPORTERS: We can all feel the cries of people standing in deep sorrow against gun violence, but must it only happen after being faced with the lifelong traumatic impacts of lives lost senselessly to gun violence? People are saying, “we don’t want prayers, sympathy or tears, we want action.” It has […]

Isla Vista 5th Anniversary Shooting Commemoration

Isla Vista 5th Anniversary Shooting Commemoration

Five years ago on May 23, 2014, our community lost six innocent lives, thirteen others were wounded and thousands of UCSB students were traumatized as vigils were held daily while the entire community of Santa Barbara grieved. Now this senseless act of violence will always be with us.   There were gaps in the system […]

CAGV Anonymous Gun Buyback June 15, 2019

CAGV Anonymous Gun Buyback June 15, 2019

This year the Coalition Against Gun Violence celebrates its 24th anniversary, and we are proud to present our 5th Annual Anonymous Gun Buyback on Saturday, June 15th at Earl Warren Show Grounds, 8 am – Noon. (updated 6/10/2019)In the past four years CAGV has held very successful Gun Buybacks and removed over 1200 firearms from […]

TAKE ACTION! Call Your Legislative Reps to Support These Bills:

TAKE ACTION! Call Your Legislative Reps to Support These Bills:

The Coalition Against Gun Violence is asking our supporters to call and support these 6 bills below: • SB 55 (Jackson) Individuals who have committed two offenses driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances within a three-year period will not be able to purchase a firearm for 10 years. This bill is about […]

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