More Information About National Gun Violence Awareness Day
June 2, marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day and thousands across the country are honoring those that have been affected by gun violence and bringing awareness to the cause by wearing orange. The Wear Orange campaign kicked off in 2015, two years after the shooting and death of 15-year-old high school honor student and drum majorette Hadiya Pendleton on Jan. 29, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois.
Pendleton's death was the catalyst for change, as her friends decided to band together and bring awareness to the issue and celebrate her life by wearing orange. Three years later the campaign is quickly gaining steam with the support of celebrities and giants in the fashion industry such as Donna Karan, Tom Ford and Zac Posen.
Join us for an elegant evening at the Sheraton in Downtown Raleigh as we honor the Rising Stars, Emerging Leaders, Vanguards and Living Legends of Shaw University!
Fashion Iconic Designers Kenny “KAS” Flanagan and Tamara Evon of Washington, DC will take center stage during the highly anticipated first annual Impact Couture: Fashion Show and Scholarship Benefit Dinner.
The Ayana J. McAllister Legacy Foundation endeavors to establish an important platform that directly engages our communities in education around anti-violence issues. We hope to educate community stakeholders and advocates and develop their skills to influence anti-gun violence legislation.
No More Hurts Youth Summit
Empowering our youth for tomorrow: A Call to Action by developing Character, Confidence, and Social Awareness.
Healthy Relationships; 'Grownish' with college Expectations; Social Media Cyber Bullying; Mental Wellness Suicide Prevention; Self Esteem Boys to Bowties; Be A Change Agent; Entering the Workforce; Financial Aid; Voter Registration; Building Relationships with Community Police
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