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On July 25, 2016, Three Day Hangover gathered together artists and friends to respond to tragic events unfolding in our community and nationwide. The mission was to start meaningful dialogue and take tangible action to combat the senseless violence and hate that is overwhelming us. We celebrated the things we are sure of in life; community, creativity, bravery, and most importantly, love as the most powerful force of change we have. 

Thanks to generous donations from people around the country, we were able to raise almost $3000 to benefit New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, Cure Violence, and the Urban Justice Center. 

Special thanks to our amazing, empowered participants:

January LaVoy, Elise Santora, Antonio Suarez, Nick Choksi, Shermayne Brown, Rob Robinson, Brian Dykstra, Vichet Chum, Joel Rainwater, Amanda Sykes, Frankie J. Alvarez, Dylan Christina Moore, Matt Wilson, Suzy Jane Hunt, Chris Grant, Amber Joseph, Chad Goodridge, and Leah Gunn Barrett.

Special thanks to our generous raffle donors:

Carragher’s Pub & Restaurant, Ashley Berman, Scott Griffin, Tricia Ross, Brandon Chamberlain, Esme Restaurant & The Exley Bar, Sleep No More/McKittrick Hotel, Gabby Acquaviva, Antonio Gonzales, Orlo Salon, Natalie Hegg, Salluggi’s Pizza, Leah Walsh, Lady M Confections, Liz Vital & Anthony Gragnani, Clinton Brandhagen, Tech Tonic, Resto Presto, Mark Fisher Fitness, Tactile Craftworks, Ashley Grombol, Leah Gabriel, and 59E59 Theaters.


About the Organizations we Support

Urban Justice Center

 

The Urban Justice Center is an advocacy organization that works for and empowers NYC's most vulnerable residents through a combination of direct legal service, systemic advocacy, community education and political organizing. Through our work, we enable people to surpass the barriers of poverty.

Cure Violence

Cure Violence stops the spread of violence by using the methods and strategies associated with disease control – detecting and interrupting conflicts, identifying and treating the highest risk individuals, and changing social norms – resulting reductions in violence of up to 70%.

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence

The mission of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) is to reduce gun violence through legislative advocacy and education designed to encourage action, influence public opinion and lead to policy change.


Want to get involved?


Internet Rabbit Holes

Ballotpedia                                                                                                  One-stop-shop for national, state & local voting records, election results, policy initiatives, fact checking and more.

The Marshall Project                                                                                  Non-profit journalism about criminal justice

The Counted                                                                                                      A project by The Guardian using verified, crowd sourced information to track every person killed by law enforcement in the U.S. in 2015 and 2016, to monitor demographics and tell stories of how they died.

The Pew Charitable Trusts                                                                      Research into a number of areas, including elections, prisons, US demographics

Numbers/addresses to know

Washington office of NY Senator Charles Schumer: (202) 224-6542                                    

Washington office of NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: (202) 224-4451


Let’s Get Local

Click here to find your Congressional Representatives

Click here to find your NY State Assembly Members

Click here to find your local community board


Protesting?

National Lawyers Guild NYC – 212-679-6018 (have this number on you if you participate in a peaceful protest, just in case you’re arrested.)