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Vice President Kamala Harris to Join Brady’s Action Awards Gala

Vice President Harris will deliver remarks at the digital awards event

Washington, D.C., April 5, 2021 - Brady, one of the oldest gun violence prevention organizations in the country, announced that Vice President Kamala Harris will join this year’s digital Action Awards Gala and share her thoughts on the on-going and essential effort to pass life saving gun violence prevention actions.

Brady President Kris Brown explained:

“Vice President Harris is a true gun violence prevention champion. Throughout her career, Vice President Harris has demonstrated a stalwart commitment to ending gun violence in a comprehensive and inclusive manner and has brought that same clarity of purpose to the Biden-Harris administration. The Biden-Harris administration was elected on the strongest gun violence prevention platform in history and has continued to champion this cause and the urgent need for action. We are honored that she will lend her voice to this issue that affects every American and will join us for this year’s Action Awards gala.”

This year’s awards ceremony will be broadcast digitally and free to the public. The evening’s proceedings will be emcee’d by MSNBC’s Joy Reid, host of The ReidOut and will feature musical guest Nathaniel Rateliff. This year’s honorees include:

  • Stacey Abrams

  • Bryan Cranston

  • Michael Douglas

  • Michael Dowling and the Northwell Health System

  • Coach Steve Kerr

  • Rep. Lucy McBath

  • Jonathan E. Lowy

  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • Mattie Scott

Special presenters and speakers include:

  • Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

  • Eric H. Holder, Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States

  • U.S. Senator for Massachusetts Ed Markey

  • Actress, Producer, and Activist Julia Louis-Dreyfus

  • American radio and television talk show host, producer, and writer Andy Cohen

Brady’s Action Awards gala will be free to digitally attend, though an RSVP is required.

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Brady has one powerful mission — to unite all Americans against gun violence. We work across Congress, the courts, and our communities with over 90 grassroots chapters, bringing together young and old, red and blue, and every shade of color to find common ground in common sense. In the spirit of our namesakes Jim and Sarah Brady, we have fought for over 45 years to take action, not sides, and we will not stop until this epidemic ends. It’s in our hands.


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