We Remember, Do You? Human Embrace Event

When:
January 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017-01-08T13:00:00-07:00
2017-01-08T16:00:00-07:00
Where:
Hi Corbett Field
3400 E Camino Campestre
Tucson, AZ 85711
USA
Cost:
Free

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We Remember, Do You?
January 8, 2017

Human Embrace Event
Hi-Corbett Field
Gates opens at 1 p.m.
Program promptly starts at 2 p.m.

Tucson’s Memorial is an embrace. The embrace symbol was designed to communicate togetherness, solidarity, and empathy.

Show your support for our community and other communities who have gone through tragedy by joining us on the field to create a human EMBRACE symbol.

*DON’T FORGET TO WHERE (sic) A WHITE SHIRT*

Hosted by Tucson’s January 8th Memorial Foundation.

https://www.facebook.com/events/171218920019319/

In remembrance of the 6 who were killed and 13 wounded (including then CD 8 Congresswoman Gabby Giffords), at the Tucson mass shooting of Jan. 8, 2011.

One response to “We Remember, Do You? Human Embrace Event

  1. Over 1000 people ? showed up in white shirts/blouses to be part of this Embrace symbol. Speeches by Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, survivors Ken Dorushka and former Congressman Ron Barber. Barber said that Tucson is defined by “love, compassion & community spirit”. Then Congresswoman Martha McSally spoke of her recent legislation to make this Jan. 8th Memorial a national memorial. Other survivors present today: Patricia Maisch, Mark Kimble, and Gabe Zimmerman’s Dad Ross. Politicians present: LD 9 Rep. Randy Friese (UMC doctor on that shooting day), LD 10 Rep. Todd Clodfelter, Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik, TUSD Bd. member Kristel Foster. Memorial bell was rung 19 times to remember all who were shot that day, with a moment of silence for the 6 deceased citizens. Then we all stood in the outline of the Embrace symbol for photos. Stay tuned for posters of this event.

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