The Mission


The mission of the Ayana J. McAllister Foundation is to deliberately engage communities of color disproportionately impacted by gun violence through advocacy and educational strategies.

Our intention is to significantly reduce incidents of homicide, suicide and acts of violence resulting from irresponsible use of firearms by high risk individuals.

The specific purpose and objectives of the Corporation shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

A)  Influence policy making by engaging civic leaders and community stakeholders to reduce irresponsible gun use and its devastation in their communities.

B)  Promote personal and community safety through an aggressive gun violence agenda.

C)  Mobilize and engage minority groups at local, state and national levels.

D)  Recruit volunteers and community advocates to advance the interests of the Foundation.

E)  Provide developmental opportunities for youth of color specific to gun violence prevention through mentoring and scholarships.

F)  Facilitate and participate in training and educational forums that influence the policy making process for reduction of irresponsible use of guns.

G)  Solicit donations and support to accomplish the mission and objectives outlined above.  


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