Please join us for our May SurvivorsConnect & Learn Online virtual educational and community building events. We want to thank all those who joined a call or webinar last month. We hope you continue to join us so that we may keep learning and inspiring one another.
This May, we will be offering some new learning opportunities alongside gatherings which have become fast favorites over the last few months. Keep an eye out for sessions like:
- Please join us on May 2 at 1 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT for Bereaved Mother’s Day. We mothers will be gathering to laugh, cry or just listen as we share our favorite memories and stories of our daughters and sons who are greatly missed. You can register here. Please bring your favorite picture if you wish to do so.
- We are offering a special Executive Action Briefing on May 11 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. Come learn with us as we hear from Rob Wilcox from the Everytown legal team.
- Save the date! Please join Everytown Survivor Network member Laura Morris, ESN Survivor Program Manager Cheryl Stumbo, and ESN Senior Fellow and staff member Pastor Jackie Jackson (wounded survivors, all three) for our first meeting exclusively for Wounded Survivors of Gun Violence on May 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. See you there!
- Let’s Talk About Speeches and Storytelling with Rich on May 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. Join Rich Martinez to discuss public speaking, storytelling and persuasion. Bring your ideas, problems and questions for an informal discussion. The people on the call will set the agenda.
Full May Calendar
We look forward to connecting with you in the coming month and hope you are staying safe and healthy!
The Everytown Survivor Network Team
Support Resources for Survivors
Free counseling services
We want to remind you that you can access free emotional support services through the Everytown Survivor Network partnership with BetterHelp, the nation’s largest provider of online counseling services. BetterHelp makes professional counseling available over video, phone, or chat through a computer, tablet or smartphone. Through the BetterHelp online platform, you can choose a licensed counselor and receive support through video, phone, text, or chat. Please go to the BetterHelp information page to learn more and to get connected.
In addition, we want to remind you about SurvivorsConnect, a peer support program that connects gun violence survivors with other survivors who offer emotional support, mentorship, information and referrals to community resources. To learn more and to get connected with a peer support volunteer, please click here.