Come light a candle with us.
In commemoration of the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, as well as the 60,000 victims of gun violence in America since December 2012, The ENOUGH Campaign will be holding a second annual Stamford Vigil of Hope in a peaceful vigil of mourning and remembrance for all those who have fallen victim to the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in America.
WHO - Guest Speakers:
Wendy Skratt, co-leader, The ENOUGH Campaign
Mayor David Martin, City of Stamford
Dana Horowitz, executive member, The ENOUGH Campaign, family victim of gun violence, whose father was murdered when she was 16
Sandy Hook School Educators for Gun Sense
Jack Bryant, President, Stamford NAACP
WHEN: Thursday, December 11, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
WHERE: In front of the Ferguson Library (the newly named Ernest A. DiMattia, Jr. Building), corner of Broad & Bedford Streets, Stamford, CT
RSVP: http://enoughcampaign.eventbrite.com or email us.
In concurrence with the National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence to #EndGunViolence in Washington DC, and with 160 local vigils across the 50 states, we will meet in downtown Stamford in loving remembrance of victims and in determination to save lives moving forward.
In partnership with the Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence, the Brady Campaign Southwestern CT Chapter, and with our national partners in the 50-state event to #EndGunViolence, the Newtown Foundation, Washington National Cathedral, States United to Prevent Gun Violence and Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, we invite you to please join us. Your presence is a show of support within the community to reduce gun violence. Please come light a candle with us. Together our light of hope is so much brighter.
Children are welcome, and don't forget to dress warmly as we will be outside.
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Photo above: President Obama speaks in Hartford, CT.
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