We work to reduce gun violence to keep our children safe at home, at school and in our community.


All people in our community are safe from gun violence.


  • We are not against guns. We are against gun violence.
  • We are for sensible measures to reduce gun violence.
  • You don’t have to be a grandparent to join us!

What We Do

Educate – Monthly Meetings and Annual Community Forum

Present monthly educational meetings and host annual Community Forums focusing on
the myriad aspects of Gun Violence.

More information can be found in our
monthly newsletter.


We stand up and speak out in support of sensible gun regulations and gun safety measures.

Legislation Advocacy


Promote responsible gun ownership and safe gun storage by proactively distributing free gun locks at community events Lock It For Love program.

Mark Your Calendars

Check back soon for upcoming events

The 8th Annual (and second Virtual) Forum was excellent!

Viewers from our Kansas City metro area – and also from other parts of the country heard the informative keynote address by Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, who outlined four key steps to curb the gun violence epidemic. The keynote address was followed by a panel of community leaders describing the strategies they are implementing to address major risk factors contributing to the epidemic

If you missed the Forum, or just want to review again CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM RECORDING
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To see the Virtual Program with Speaker Bios and listings of Organization and Individual sponsors, CLICK HERE.

Ready To Get Involved?

Subscribe to our newsletter. Join GAGV. Change the conversation about guns. Volunteer to distribute free gun locks to families. Come to a meeting and our annual community forum. “Like” us on Facebook. DONATE! 

Together we can work to reduce gun violence so all our children can be safe at home, at school and in our communities.