Join Team26 in Newtown to raise awareness of the gun violence epidemic

When:
April 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am
2016-04-09T08:00:00-04:00
2016-04-09T08:30:00-04:00
Where:
Edmond Town Hall
45 Main St
Newtown, CT 06470
USA
Cost:
Free

From April 9-12, Team26 will ride from Sandy Hook to the Capitol to raise awareness of the gun violence epidemic, to support common sense legislation to reduce gun violence and to honor the 20 children and 6 educators killed at the Sandy Hook School and all victims of gun violence throughout the Nation. This year, Team26 is advocating for universal background checks and supporting grassroots efforts at the state and local level. As America’s bike messengers, Team26 will be delivering a petition to Congress to keep guns off campuses, which currently has more than 36,000 signatures. Team26April 9 Schedule:

Newtown, CT – Send Off Rally When: 8:00 Where: Edmond Town Hall – 45 Main Street

Speakers:

  • Patricia Llodra – 1st Selectwoman (Host)
  • Senator Richard Blumenthal
  • Senator Chris Murphy
  • Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
  • Monte Frank – Team 26
  • Andy Pelosi – Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
  • Nelba Marquez-Greene / Jimmy Greene – mom and dad of Ana Marquez-Green
  • Ron Pinciaro – Connecticut Against Gun Violence
  • Ben’s Bells Representative