Since the Alliance formed in 2013, we’ve helped pass 22 gun safety bills in the Washington State Legislature and three ballot initiatives! We’ve helped elect a true gun responsibility majority in Olympia and have made great strides in our implementation, research, education and community engagement work. Read on for some of our highlights.
The WA State Legislature allocates $1 million in state funding for gun violence prevention research.
Harborview Injury and Prevention Research Center (HIPRC) will study risk factors for gun-related injuries and deaths, analyze the impact of gun laws, and develop strategies to reduce the devastating toll of gun violence in the state.
Education to Action launches.
This free workshop and toolkit is designed for impacted communities to advocate for change.
Chapter Teams launch.
The Chapter Team program empowers volunteers and advocates across Washington State to take action on gun violence prevention in their communities.