Gun violence is affecting every community around the nation, and many big names are supporting major initiatives to curb this epidemic. Snoop Dogg has joined forces with some big names in sports, technology, and politics to support The League of Young Voter’s #NoGunsAllowed Project to preach responsibly gun ownership and violence awareness. They hosted a benefit auction last night in San Francisco to raise money for the campaign.
Tune in to the #NoGunsAllowed panel today at 4pm pst. Snoop Lion joins Rob “Biko” Baker, T.I., Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ryan Coogler, Brandon Jones, and Melvyn Hayward Jr. to talk about disarming gun violence in the community. Join the movement today at the BET experience!
Snoop Lion is speaking up against gun violence, joining forces with BET and League of Young Voters Education Fund to increase the peace in urban communities nationwide. Join the movement by using hashtag #NoGunsAllowed on social media today.
The partnership goes live on June 29, 2013, during BET Awards weekend in Los Angeles, CA. The League of Young Voters Education Fund, Snoop Lion and BET will host “No Guns Allowed: Disarming Violence in Our Community,” a roundtable dialogue on the impact of gun violence in urban communities. The League of Young Voters also enlisted the NAACP Youth & College Division and Casey Family Programs to join the cause and sponsor the event.
Confirmed panelists for the roundtable include Snoop Lion, T.I., Congresswoman Maxine Waters, H.E.L.P.E.R. Foundation Executive Director Melvyn Hayward Jr., writer and director of the critically acclaimed movie on gun violence Fruitvale Station Ryan Coogler and Executive Director of New Generation Foundation, Brandon Jones.