National Gun Violence Awareness Day/Wear Orange Day

Morris County residents unite at community event in downtown Madison and Chatham to the to honor the lives cut short by gun violence, as they transform Main Street orange with decorations to raise gun violence awareness.

Morris County Moms Demand Action volunteers will be on hand to greet guests and hand out orange ribbons, placards and info about safe firearm storage, during this family-friendly day of remembrance. 

WHEN: Friday, June 4th 2:00 p.m.- 4:00p.m. 

WHERE: Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, 50 Kings Rd, Madison, NJ 07940

WHAT: At the invitation of Morris County Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Morris County residents will attend a day of action to transform Main St. orange, in honor of the 100 lives cut short by gun violence every day. Attendees will tie ribbons around lampposts, turn church spotlights orange, and hang placards in storefront windows. The Wear Orange movement began in 2013 after Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year old girl from Chicago, was shot and killed, a week after performing in President Obama’s second inaugural parade. Hadiya’s friends and family wore orange to honor her life, and has become the defining color of the gun violence prevention movement. 

WHO: Morris County residents including, families, activists, law enforcement, lawmakers and gun violence survivors. Mayor Bob Conley of Madison and Mayor Thad Kobylarz of Chatham.

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Fri, June 04
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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Morris County residents unite at community event in downtown Madison and Chatham to the to honor the lives cut short by gun violence, as they transform Main Street orange with decorations to raise gun violence awareness.

Morris County Moms Demand Action volunteers will be on hand to greet guests and hand out orange ribbons, placards and info about safe firearm storage, during this ...

50 Kings Road Madison, NJ 07940

Hartley Dodge Memorial Building

50 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940

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