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Our Impact

In partnership with educators, students, parents, and volunteers, we are making schools across the country safer and kinder.

With The Support Of People Like You, We're Making Progress Against Gun Violence

Lives are being saved and children are more secure, connected, and emotionally intelligent as a result of our programs, campaigns, and interventions. We also invite you to review our Annual Report: Keeping Our Promise. You may download and print the full report or explore the interactive digital report. 

Keeping Our Promise

Together, we are turning tragedy into transformation

Our Know The Signs Programs

23 Million Participants Nationwide

Creating Upstanders

249,000+ Tips Anonymously Reported

Saving Lives

686 Confirmed Lives Saved With Crisis interventions

Preventing Violence

281 acts of violence with a weapon prevented

Plots Averted

16 planned school shootings Prevented

Reforms Enacted

Passed Bipartisan Safer Communities Act 2022

More than 21,000 Promise Leader Volunteers Nationwide

80+ million views of our “Back-To-School Essentials” PSA

Studies show that violence is preventable when you know the signs. Learn about the extensive research behind our programs and see the studies that prove they work.

Programs Informed and Supported by Research

Make The Promise

Join the 10,435,346 people who’ve already made the promise to protect children from gun violence.

Join the 10,435,346 people who’ve already made the promise to protect children from gun violence.

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Where to Next?

Protecting America’s children from gun violence in honor of the precious lives that were lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Our proven Know the Signs programs teach youth and adults how to prevent violence, shootings, and other harmful acts.

Through our sister organization, Sandy Hook Promise Action Fund, you can help change policy to enact common sense reforms.