26 Days of Action against Gun Violence
We are a group of Grinnellians fighting the scourge of gun violence. As fellow community members of the current president of the NRA, we are in a unique position to bear witness and call for constructive change to our country’s gun laws.
December 14, 2017, 7:30 pm
December 14, 2017 is the five year anniversary of the heartbreaking Sandy Hook shooting of 20 innocent children and 6 educators. 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns since then.
Our Grinnell Vigil is one of...
December 11, 2017, 9:00 am
Sign up here to stand for a hour in silent witness across the street from the entrance to Brownells https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/60B0C48A4AA2BA3FB6-daily
You are encouraged to please bring companions, a minimum of...
December 10, 2017, 3:15 pm
For those who cannot attend the interfaith service- please join us anyway on the silent walk from downtown Grinnell to Brownells. Gather at the UCC church by 3:15 pm.
The walk will be single or double file, silent, law abiding,...
December 10, 2017, 2:00 pm
All faiths are welcome and clergy are invited to wear vestments or stoles to the service and for the walk. The Episcopal Bishop of Iowa, Alan Scarfe, will preach. Imam Taha of the Mother Mosque of America will offer prayer as will Pastor...
December 9, 2017, 10:00 am
The NRA has produced disturbing and videos starring conservative talk show personality and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch, among others. Come to Solera for a film festival of these horror flicks, process the meaning, watch response videos various...
December 8, 2017, 9:00 am
Join gun safety activists across the country in signing petitions for responsible gun solutions (click the links below), and use your social media channels to promote real change! "Like" this event for updates on additional opportunities to...
December 7, 2017, 9:00 am
Call your state legislature today, wherever you live in America, to tell them you support increased gun safety legislation. Examples include banning bump stocks and the sale of semi-automatic weapons to civilians, as well as supporting...
December 5, 2017, 6:00 pm
To commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Newtown massacre that took place on December 14, 2012, the Newtown Film team announces a special screening event to further dialogue and hear from an array of American citizens on the...
December 5, 2017, 6:00 pm
PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY. DOORS OPEN AT 5:15.
This powerful documentary chronicles the effect of the Sandy Hook School massacre on the people and the town where it occurred. Joining us will be David Wheeler, whose son Ben was one of the...