States United to Prevent Gun Violence
Other Iowa Organizations
Several local organizations in Iowa have similar aims and mission, but we currently don’t have a formal partnership arrangement:
- Dubuque Coalition for NonViolence (CNV), Dubuque
- 26 Days of Action Against Gun Violence, Grinnell
- Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center, Decorah
- Interfaith Alliance of Iowa & Action Fund, Des Moines
- Iowa Conference Legislative Advocacy Team
There are several national organizations with aims and missions similar to ours, but with whom we don’t have a formal partnership arrangement:
The Brady Campaign works to pass and enforce federal and state gun laws, regulations, and public policies through grassroots activism, electing public officials who support gun control legislation, and increasing public awareness of gun violence.
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy. CSGV is comprised of 47 national organizations working to reduce gun violence. Its coalition members include religious organizations, child welfare advocates, public health professionals, and social justice organizations.
An umbrella organization coordinating the activities of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors against Illegal Guns.
Important grassroots activist organization formed by stay-at-home mom Shannon Watts following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.
A national youth-focused group that grew out of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Giffords believes gun deaths are preventable and is committed to tackling the national gun violence epidemic through work with lawmakers and the public to save lives. Specific information about gun laws in Iowa and other states is available.