*Weather Update: The Boston Remembers Newtown Event will start at 2:00PM at the First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street due to inclement weather.*
December 14, 2013 marks the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT that left 20 children and 6 teachers dead. The Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence will be holding a rally to call for substantive changes to gun legislation to prevent such tragedies from happening in the future, as well a commemorative walk and candlelight vigil.
Speakers currently scheduled for this event include Mayor Elect Marty Walsh, Rep. David Linsky, Congressman John Tierney, Rep. Tom Conroy, Tina Chery, Kim Odom, Cindy Diggs, and John Rosenthal.
Remembrance and Resolve: 2:00 PM– First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Candlelight Vigil: 4:00 PM–First Church Boston
Closest MBTA Stations: Copley SQ and Arlington Street.
Parking: Boston Common Garage ($12)
In case of inclement weather, the event will begin at 2:00 PM at First Church Boston. Announcements about weather related changes will be posted here.
You can register to attend the event here. Please download and distribute flyers:.