(Published originally on the Huffington Post.)
While House and Senate members were taking more than 50 days of summer vacation, 4,500 Americans were shot to death. We can’t afford the consequences of their inaction!
Music has always been key to helping to heal, create joy and bring communities together. If you agree that gun violence is a public health crisis in America, you can show your support for this issue on September 25 by attending one of the approximately 300 concert venues across the country, including 150 that are faith-based. Check them out: http://concertacrossamerica.org/
And when the presidential candidates debate on September 26, we need to hear solid solutions to America’s gun violence epidemic. Tell the debate moderator, Lester Holt, that you want an extensive question on gun violence during the debate. Tweet: Hey @LesterHoltNBC ask how candidates will #EndGunViolence at the #debate on 9/26 so we can #VoteAcrossAmerica for solutions
Let the moderators hear from you regarding questions on this issue during the other debate dates, October 4, 9 and 19, as well.
Take a moment to view this video, an example of the power of music.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIKDx4fUXNs
You can also take action to #RockItToStopIt by signing this petition.
#ConcertAcrossAmerica to #EndGunViolence