In an average year, 38,826 people die and 84,776 are wounded by guns in the United Sates. In an average year 908 people die and 1,780 are wounded by guns in South Carolina. South Carolina has the 13th highest rate of gun violence in the US. (Source: 5 year average 2015- 2019, CDC)
We Believe that a multidimensional strategic approach that provides preventative solutions is necessary to ending gun violence among our youth. Strong community supportive services for high-risk youth to help them divert from negativity coupled with services for the families of those who have lost their lives to gun violence to ensure justice is served is what our communities need to put an end to gun violence. We Are Their Voices is committed to providing the solutions .
2020 Scholarship Winners
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