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UNC Rally for Our Lives
March 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We need to keep the momentum building and working to reduce gun violence, end mass shootings, and protect our schools and communities. To that end, North Carolinians Against Gun Violence (NCGV) is co-sponsoring the UNC Rally for Our Lives rally on Thursday in Chapel Hill.
Speakers for UNC Rally for Our Lives:
- Robert Schentrup – Brother of Parkland, FL victim Carmen Schentrup
- Ali Guttenberg – Cousin of Parkland, FL victim Jaime Guttenberg
- Jaclyn Corin- Junior Survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S.
- Sarah Chadwick – Junior Survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S.
- Gerald Givens – Vice President of Raleigh-Apex Chapter of NC NAACP
- Representative on behalf of Congressman David Price reading a letter from Rep. Price
- Pam Hemminger – Mayor of Chapel Hill, NC
- Chris Blue – Police Chief of Chapel Hill
- Marcia Morey – NC General Assembly
- Senator Mike Woodard – NC General Assembly
- Allen Buansi – Chapel Hill, NC Town Council
- Graig Meyer – NC General Assembly
- Michael Wilson – gun safety advocate threatened by NRA members in the 1990s.
- Senator Jay Chaudhuri – NC General Assembly
- Representative on behalf of Governor Roy Cooper reading a letter from Governor Cooper
- Richard Watkins – UNC-CH faculty member
- Farris Barakat – brother of Deah Barakat, one of the UNC Islamic gun violence victims
- Becky Ceartas- executive director of North Carolinians Against Gun Violence