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Ohio Coalition
Against Gun Violence

What We Do

The Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization,
working to prevent gun violence through education, advocacy and public awareness.

The Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence (OCAGV) is the state’s recognized resource on current information regarding gun violence and gun related legislation.

The Coalition monitors current developments at the national and state levels and provides statewide education on non-violence and safety for children and families.

The Coalition works with other organizations and individuals to facilitate community solutions and support public health recognition of the gun violence problem.

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Latest News

#StandWithOhio Coalition decries Governor’s passage of Stand Your Ground legislation

Jan 05 2021

For Immediate Release – Columbus, Ohio, January 04, 2021 – A coalition of Ohio-based and national advocacy organizations decried Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s signing of a dangerous ‘Stand…

#StandWithOhio This is Our Ground

Dec 30 2020

Press release #StandWithOhio Coalition Calls on Gov. DeWine to Veto “Stand Your Ground” Legislation DECEMBER 18, 2020 Columbus, Ohio, December 18, 2020 – A coalition of…

Opposition to Stand Your Ground

Dec 16 2020

  Mayors, Prosecutors, Faith leaders, law enforcement and citizens oppose and have testified against the Stand Your Ground Bills https://www.dispatch.com/story/opinion/columns/2020/12/15/column-mayors-we-ask-lawmakers-do-something-actually-helps/6537606002/

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley joins with @ohioceasefire against Stand Your Ground in Ohio

Oct 05 2020

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has joined with @ohioceasefire to #StandWithOhio against @StandYourGround. In the short video, Mayor Whaley states she is joining with the Ohio Coalition Against…

“Good Trouble”

Aug 13 2020

Listen to words of wisdom from John Lewis “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation” John Lewis Former United States Representative John Robert…

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