To mark the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that took the lives of 20 children and six adult, gun violence prevention advocates throughout the greater Bay Area are gathering and remembering the over 30,000 people killed by guns since December 14, 2012.
California Chapters of the Brady Campaign — along with their partners — are holding events on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14. The events are free and open to the public.
Friday, December 13th
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. • Vigil at SF City Hall Steps with speakers including Mayor Ed Lee, Senator Leland Yee, other public officials, law enforcement, victims, survivors
Saturday, December 14th
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Gun buyback at Alive & Free Omega Boys Club, 1060 Tennessee Street
12 p.m. • Youth march beginning at Gene Friend Rec Center, 270 6th Street; march ends at UN Plaza
2 p.m. • Rally at SF UN Plaza (Market between 7th & 8th) with speakers including Congresswoman Jackie Speier, community leaders, victims and survivors
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Gun buyback at Youth Uprising, 8711 Mac Arthur Blvd.
9:30 a.m. • Interfaith vigil at Mission San Jose Church, 43300 Mission
9:34 a.m. • Bell ringing in remembrance at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 600 Columbia Drive
9:34 a.m. • Bell ringing in remembrance at Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Ave.
9:34 a.m. • Moment of silent remembrance at Island United Church, 1130 Balclutha Dr.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Gun buyback at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 2020 E. San Antonio Avenue
9:15 a.m. • Bell ringing and gathering in remembrance at the Little Old Church, 21800 Bertram Road
1 p.m. • Memorial at St. Cyprian Church, 1133 W. Washington Ave. with speakers including Mayor Tony Spitaleri, Congressman Mike Honda, Cindy Chavez and Anna Song