Gun Safety Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Visit our calendar to find details on next LWVSPA Gun Safety Action Team monthly meeting.

June 2 2018 – National Gun Awareness Day event, Largo Central Park, 10am-2pm, sponsored by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.  Wear orange! 

PAST EVENTS

View our Nov. 13 2017 community conversation with St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway on how we can, as a community, effectively prevent gun violence and improve public safety.

View our Feb. 13 2018 event, “Preventing Gun Violence: A Community Conversation,” at Allendale United Methodist Church.  We had the support of 11 community partners and participation by over 100 community members. Panelists included City Council Chair Lisa Wheeler-Bowman; Amanda Thalji-Raitano, PhD, licensed psychologist; pediatrician Dr. David Berman; and facilitator Ryan Mitchell.  We discussed how we can take individual and collective action locally.  Stay tuned!

Read about our involvement in the Feb. 17, 2018 rally, days after the Parkland High School shooting.

Get involved with our GUN SAFETY ACTION TEAM.

Contact Sharon Winters to get on the email distribution list. Monthly meetings are the 4th Monday of every month at 7pm at Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Rd. N, St. Petersburg.