end gun violence


We promote strategies to stop the cycle of violence and build healthy communities.


Monmouth University honors mHj Director with Recent alumni award

The Monmouth University Alumni Association feted three Monmouth graduates for their professional, volunteer, and civic accomplishments as part of Reunion Weekend festivities in June. Dante Barry ’10 received the first-ever Recent Alumni Award, which is given to an individual who graduated within the past 15 years and has already demonstrated a high level of professional success and made a significant impact on society.


Restoring communities, hearts, and homes impacted by america’s gun violence epidemic

During the 2019 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice had the distinct honor of moderating a panel conversation about gun violence hosted by Senator Cory Booker.

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Student activists working to increase campus engagement and tackle new issues

School is back in session and the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice’s Grinnell College chapter in Iowa is continuing to be active on campus this fall after officially forming last winter.

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Statement on gun violence in el paso & dayton; commemorates anniversaries

There have been 255 mass shootings in the United States so far in 2019- and today, yet again, we find ourselves mourning for the lives lost in Dayton and El Paso--and with Brooklyn, Vallejo, and Baltimore where families have lost loved ones but we know that gun violence in some communities don’t always make the national headlines.


Join the Movement

To realize our vision and achieve our goals, we:

  • Develop the leadership of students and young people to build local power to transform our communities from violence and criminalization. We organize young people of color from a range of experiences and identities.

  • Run campaigns to push back against anti-black racism and the criminalization of our communities.

  • Educate our members and the public on the critical issues facing our communities.