Cost of Gun Violence Report

RICAGV Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of Communications ASTONISHING ANALYSIS SHOWS GUN VIOLENCE COSTS RHODE ISLANDERS $95 MILLION A YEAR Providence, Rhode Island (June 19, 2019)– New Report Shows How...

Terri Cortvriend for House District 72

RICAGV Endorses Terri Cortvriend for House District 72 “It is time we rethink our policies and laws. This issue goes beyond gun control – to fix it we need sensible gun laws, support for mental health initiatives, implementation of restorative justice...

Week 2: Students Not Targets Rally

On June 13th the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Youth led and performed a protest in the Rhode Island General Assembly gallery. The protest was wildly successful with 100 student participants flooding the gallery with shirts with targets on their backs....

Week 1: Youth Engagement Campaign

What a busy first week! Over the past 7 days I’ve gone to a bill signing with the Governor, canvassed in Speaker Mattiello’s District, been helping the students of RI organize an action coming up soon, and so much more in-between. Transitioning from working as a...

RICAGV Organizing Meeting: February 2018

Join the RICAGV for our monthly organizing meeting Thursday, February 1 from 6:00-8:00PM at the Rochambeau Library, 708 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906.  The meeting is open to the public. We will be discussing our 2018 legislative agenda and our efforts to reduce...

Survivor Stories: Wendy Bowen

Survivor Stories: Wendy Bowen My life purpose has come from a tragic experience. However, I have found a way to take my pain and make propane by sharing my story and working with schools to help them build strong and safe communities.  I am a retired Newtown,...