Wear Orange weekend reaches Washington, honoring lives of gun violence survivors and victims
SEATTLE, Wash. — In the wake of the recent mass shootings, Americans across the country will wear orange on June 1 to honor the victims and survivors of gun violence.
This year on National Gun Violence Awareness Day and for Wear Orange Weekend, more than 500 influencers, corporations, mayors, partner organizations and a series of landmarks in all 50 states will have participated in the Wear Orange campaign.
More than 400 Wear Orange events will take place across the country on June 2nd and June 3rd for Wear Orange Weekend. On June 2nd, Spokane Valley will host a hike and picnic event for families in the community.
“It has truly been an honor to watch this movement continually grow and touch every corner of our country with events and landmark lightings,” said Nza-Ari Khepra, co-creator of Wear Orange. “This year, Wear Orange reminds us that we are an unstoppable force that is well on its way to creating an America that will be free of gun violence.”
Full details on Wear Orange 2018 are available here.
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