NFTY Wears Orange 2017

As we approach the third annual Gun Violence Awareness Day in the United States, NFTY is again “Wearing Orange” on June 2nd. On January 29th, 2013, just a week after marching in President Obama’s second inaugural parade, 15 year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot at a park near her school in Chicago. To commemorate her life, her classmates wore orange: the color that symbolizes the value of human life, that hunters wear so no one accidentally shoots them.

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The Power to Convene: We Can End Gun Violence

As President Abraham Lincoln famously said when he was a candidate for US Senate, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” It seems as though we can take value from our sixteenth President’s words for nearly every issue in our unfortunately divided nation. Gun violence prevention (GVP) is no exception.