Annual organization and facilitation of community gun violence "Peace Walk" engaging communities in reducing gun violence locally in Minnesota and nationally (Washington DC, Chicago, Atlanta, North Carolina, Maryland, and Sweden.)
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS
Grieving Mothers Support
Sibling Support (16+)
MACGV's ongoing support groups meet every other Saturday by Zoom and in person.
The ongoing Restorative Yoga is a form of yoga that uses pillows and blankets to passively stretch areas of the body and engage our rest and relaxation systems It's a space for respite and healing, focusing on the breath and body.
PUBLIC POLICY & SAFETY
MACGV campaigns for common-sense gun control policies and advocates for gun violence awareness.
COMMUNITY GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION FOR AT-RISK YOUTH
Getting guns out of the hands of kids
Changing gun violence behavior and decision-making
Focusing on cultural pride and strength
Promoting leadership mentoring opportunities
MACGV ANNUAL EVENTS
Honoring Our Children
Family Bowling Night
National Peace Walks
Brunch for mothers who have lost a child to community gun violence
MONTHLY GATHERINGS FOR VICTIM'S MOTHERS
Monthly, Tribe Of Support gathering for mothers who have lost a child to community gun violence.
Attend vigils, balloon release, and stand united with communities against gun violence.
CONDOLENCES CALL AND CARE PACKAGE
Give condolence calls and care packages to the victim's family following the loss of their child.
Brunch for mothers nationally who have lost a child to community gun violence.
PROJECT BROOKLYN &
In Minnesota, Twin Cities area, Project Brooklyn's Beauty Showroom is a platform Nia Black created and hosted annually for local beauty industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and vendors to come together under one roof where they perform live tutorials, shared resources, and capitalize on endless networking opportunities. THE LEGACY OF PROJECT BROOKLYN CONTINUES WITH THE SUPPORT OF MACGV AND THE AVEDA INSTITUTE
NOT ON MY BLOCK
The "Not On My Block" window decals and yard signs are used to deter community violence and call on community members to be Community Keepers who care about the well-being of their neighborhood.
All donations go toward MACGVs work on gun violence prevention education and awareness.