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MACGV is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations given are tax-deductible. Your generous giving will help us combat community gun violence, and promote our public safety initiatives. 

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 Mothers Against Community Gun Violence (MACGV)

At MACGV, we are dedicated to creating a world without gun violence. We offer support for victims' families and survivors of gun violence, as well as advocating for public safety policies that protect all communities. Furthermore, we provide education on the risks and consequences of gun violence to reduce its prevalence. In this way, we aspire to make our communities nationally a safer place to live


Learn more about MACGV's 
Trauma-Informed Healing & Restoration Offerings


What Brings Us Together?

We come together to reduce community gun violence deaths, and injuries against our children in communities of color, both here in Minnesota as well as nationally

MACGV Annual NOT ON MY BLOCK Public Safety Gun Violence Prevention Walkathon 

Mission Statement

To build infrastructure in our communities, where violence is not an option.​ Mothers Against Community Gun Violence (MACGV)
strives to fight community gun violence by promoting leadership, education for at-risk children and their families, and supportive services to help families affected by and living with the loss of a loved one through homicide.

MACGV Gun Violence Prevention Summit

at Cooper High School,  Minnesota 

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Grieving mothers have been moved to action, taking the reins of Mothers Against Community Gun Violence (MAGCV) in an effort to do whatever they can to prevent and support those affected by gun violence. We, along with our passionate supporters, aspire to create communities that are more secure and safe across the country. We are dedicated to helping those whose lives have been impacted by gun violence, favoring constructive projects that bring life rather than death.

Our Services

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We advocate eradicating gun violence from our communities.

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Nationally we walk promoting our NOT ON MY BLOCK public safety initiative.

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Support services to help families through healing trauma and restoration.

All it takes is stepping up, making a difference, and building the foundation. There are many ways to make a difference. Join an army of regular national mothers who've become extraordinary activists, looking to save the lives of our children, and create opportunities that go into adulthood.

Get in Touch

LaTanya Black


Office: (612) 470-7521

Direct: (612) 433-7065

Danielle Jones

Community Coordinator

Office: (612) 470-7521

Direct: (763) 742-0044

Patrenia Amos

Treasurer and Public Relations

Office: (612) 470-7521

Direct: (612) 290-9364

For inquiries:

Mail Checks to:


3751 17th Avenue South

Unit #107

Minneapolis, MN 55407

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