Youth UpRising, in partnership with the Oakland Police Department, will host a Gun Buyback event at Youth UpRising, 8711MacArthur Boulevard, on Saturday, December 13 from 9am to 3pm.
Part of a statewide gun buyback initiative, the event is co-hosted by Youth UpRising in partnership with the Oakland Police Department and Gun by Gun, an organization founded in 2013 to prevent gun violence by reducing the number of unwanted and illegal guns in the community while creating an outlet for community action on the issue of gun violence prevention.
Other cities participating in the 2014 statewide day of action include Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose.
Up to $100 cash will be given for handguns, shotguns, and rifles. Up to $200 cash will be given for assault weapons as classified by the State of California.
You must be an Oakland resident to participate – proof of residency will be checked by Youth UpRising.