this year's wear orange is june 5
we wear orange to fight for a future free from gun violence
Every day, more than 100 Americans are killed with guns.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death for American children and teens.
Access to a gun increases the risk of death by suicide by 3x.
Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15 — just one week after performing at President Obama’s 2nd inaugural parade in 2013. After her death, they asked us to stand up, speak out, and Wear Orange to raise awareness about gun violence. Learn more
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