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Peace & Unity Gun Violence Awareness Rally

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Peace and Unity – Protect Community: Gun Violence Awareness Rally

Join Us!

WHEN:                   Thursday, June 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Cesar Chavez Park, 910 I Street, Sacramento

WHO:                    

  • 1,200 Youth and Children
  • Families of Those Killed by Gun Violence
  • Sacramento Area Youth Speaks
  • Children’s Defense Fund Sacramento Freedom Schools
  • Youth Leaders

WHAT:                  

  • Speakers to raise awareness about gun violence, strategies and policies
  • Poster/Sign Making for young people
  • Youth-led Harambee
  • Youth-led spoken word
  • Moment of Silence

WHY:                     

  • In 2017, 3,410 children and teens died from guns
  • A child or teen was killed by a gun every 2 hours and 34 minutes
  • Third Party Homicide is one of the leading causes of death among African American children in Sacramento
  • We need to create strategies and polices to combat gun violence
  • We need to create safe spaces for our young people
  • June is gun violence awareness month
  • Gun Violence is the Social Justice platform of Freedom Schools, led by the Children’s Defense Fund

HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED:

  • Participate and promote our cause
  • Come together to listen and support our youth and community
  • Provide funding and resources – leverage our voices and collective action
  • Help us gain media coverage by sharing the event and platform

Details

Date:
June 27
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Black Child Legacy Campaign
Email:
raacd@shfcenter.org
Website:
www.blackchildlegacy.org

Venue

Cesar Chavez Park

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