Quarterly Program Meeting – Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Details will be coming.  We will be organizing for Lobby Day – Mark your calendar!


Lobby Day – Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Stay tuned for details on our day in Olympia where we ride the bus together and meet with legislators in teams.  Mark your calendar!


Quarterly Program Meeting – Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Northwest African American Museum – new location!

We looked back to see what was accomplished (YES on I-1639!, $20,000 donated to GVP research, expanded membership and partnerships, MLK celebration) and looked ahead to the next legislative session, our Lobby Day on Feb 5 and introduction of our new GAGV lobbyists.  We are organized and poised to be a force in Olympia and beyond!


YES ON I-1639 Postcard Party – Monday, October 8, 2018

Grandmothers gathered to add personal messages to postcards being sent to voters in support of I-1639.  A very productive morning with a committed group of women!

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September Quarterly Program Meeting – Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Thank you Mike Donlin, Program Supervisor from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s School Safety Center, Brandy Grant – Alliance for Gun Responsibility Foundation, Student Sarah and Erin Romanuk, School Social Worker in Seattle Public School’s Safety and Security Office for this important and informative panel discussion.


Initiative 1639 – Safer Gun Laws – Our  Legislature Failed Us, So It Is Time For Washington Citizens To Act!

Details of the Initiative are below.  We worked to collect signatures to get it on the ballot.  Check.  Now we will work to pass it at the polls in November!

  • Raise Semi-Automatic Assault Weapon Purchase to 21
  • Create Enhanced Background Checks for Assault Weapons
  • Establish Waiting Period Before Purchase
  • Holds gun owners responsible if a child or other prohibited person accesses and uses an unsafely stored firearm to harm themselves or another person
  • Ensure Continued Eligibility to Possess or Purchase a Semiautomatic Gun
  • Require informed consent at time of purchase on inherent risks of a firearm in the home


Wear Orange – National Gun Violence Awareness Day – June 2, 2018

Grandmothers joined Moms Demand Action, 100 Man Army, Students Demand Action, Youth Violence Prevention Movement and more for a family friendly picnic honoring the victims and survivors of gun violence and celebrating our hope for a future without gun violence. 


Alliance for Gun Responsibility Luncheon – Monday, May 21, 2018 

Grandmothers and their friends filled 17 tables at this annual luncheon that supports the work of the Alliance.  Grandmothers show up! 


Quarterly Program Meeting – Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Thank You Representative Ruth Kagi and Senator David Frockt
You are Champions of Gun Violence Prevention Legislation!


Keeping the Dream Alive – Thursday, April 5, 2018

An inspirational event attended by over 200!


March For Our Lives – Saturday, March 24, 2018

Grandmothers marched with all ages across the country in support of youth’s leadership in demanding gun safety legislation



Lobby Day February 6, 2018 was a success!

Thanks to those of you who wrote letters that 54 Grandmothers delivered to your representatives – over 2,000 to 36 Districts!


Grandmothers Against Gun Violence is committed to gun safety & responsibility. We are working to make this a safer world with so many other groups, including Alliance for Gun Responsibility, Moms Demand Action, Everytown for Gun Safety, Faith Action Network and Cease Fire. Onward!