2013 Accomplishments

The Cleveland School Remembers group was founded in March of 2013. Since our inception, we have made significant progress is spreading the word in violence prevention:

  • Implemented monthly educational community meetings about violence prevention with special guest speakers
  • Participated  in several marches and vigils:(The Mother’s Day March, Vigil in Sacramento for all gun violence victims, Vigil in Stockton with bell ringing for Sandy Hook Victims in December)
  • Rallies at state and federal political offices
  • Attended Brady Group meetings in Modesto and Sacramento
  • Sent representatives to the Brady Conference in November, Washington D.C.
  • Sent representatives to the Brady Conference in October  in Long Beach, CA
  • Testified and supported legislation at the State Capitol on Aug. 13, 2013
  • Multiple  interviews with local and national television and print media
  • Participated and  and led several Phone banks  & Letter writing campaigns
  • Worked with the Stockton Unified School District to distribute a Parent Memo for responsible gun gun ownership
  • Developed relationships with local law enforcement and other community organizations
  • Co-sponsored 25th anniversary of the Cleveland School Shooting
  • Developed a framework for major new violence prevention programs for 2014
  • Instituted a CSR volunteer program to expand the continued effort  of violence prevention