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Voices in Action Concert

voices in action concert550From every genre, every part of the country, and every perspective, these artists are asking us to step up to a new level for racial justice with them.

Tune in on Sunday, July 5, 2020. The live streamed event features everything from the best of Broadway to folk icons to stunning talents from comedy, Abenaki song, poetry and prose, classical, a cappella, jazz, theater, mariachi and operachi, yiddish music, punk and more, all rallying for racial justice.

Artists include: Dawn L. Troupe, AshEL SeaSunz (Earth Amplified), Deems Tsutakawa, Marc delaCruz (Hamilton), Darius Omar Williams, Betsy Salkind (Roseanne), Dr. Mwanza Furaha (as seen with Maya Angelou), Phillip Harris, Rev. Robin G. White, and many others.

The concert will be FREE to livestream, simply register at bit.ly/viaconcert, or on Facebook, www.facebook.com/events/1102342416825762

With our country in crisis and open racism on display more and more, these artists recognize that now is the time to stand up for racial justice. Their free performances are intended to inspire us all to commit ourselves more deeply to a racially just world and to do so consistently through our lifetimes. There are many ways to do that but most importantly we must turn thought, online posts, and intentions into impactful sustained action.

The profound racial injustices that are tearing our nation apart were created over generations in systemic ways. We know that this cannot be changed with a thought or a post but what can we do? There are many ways we can be impactful and we will talk about some of those during the event. But sometimes we need to rally and act together, and sometimes we have to make a shift and step up to a bigger commitment. So for this one day, Sunday July 5th we will focus on one extremely impactful approach. We must deeply and monthly invest in leading racial justice organizations so that they can count on our sustained support in leading this movement forward.

Take this step with us. Get your free tickets at www.eventbrite.com and join us in supporting NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund.

For more information, including a list of artists, reading/watching/listening lists, and a downloadable poster, visit voicesinactionconcert.com

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