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#WearOrange Community Cookout for Gun Violence Awareness

  • Centennial Park 6th and Brown Street Lafayette, IN 47904 (map)

The Greater Lafayette chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will partner with the YWCA and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) to bring a FREE cookout to the Greater Lafayette community. Live music, activities for kids, food and fun are also guaranteed. Informational mini brochures and buttons will be available. Please join us!

Please RSVP [Required]: http://act.everytown.org/event/wear-orange-2017/6311/signup/?akid&zip

Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15 — just one week after performing at President Obama’s 2nd inaugural parade in 2013. After her death, they asked us to stand up, speak out, and Wear Orange to raise awareness about gun violence.

We wear orange for Hadiya and to honor the more than 90 lives cut short and the hundreds more injured by gun violence every day — and to demand action. Orange is what hunters wear in the woods to protect themselves and others from harm. Orange is a bright, bold color that demands to be seen. Orange expresses our collective hope as a nation — a hope for a future free from gun violence.

 

Earlier Event: May 21
SURJ General Meeting