TOMORROW: McBath to Join Gun Safety Rally with Junior Newtown Action Alliance, House Colleagues, and Advocates

The “Generation Lockdown: Made in America” rally will bring together students, gun safety organizations, advocates, and Members of Congress to demand Congress pass the federal assault weapons ban.

March 23, 2023

Washington, DC — Tomorrow, Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-07) will join Rep. David Cicilline, Rep. Maxwell Frost, the Junior Newtown Action Alliance, Newtown Action Alliance, March For Our Lives, March Fourth, Brady, Team ENOUGH, Survivors Demand, Lives Robbed, and advocates for the “Generation Lockdown: Made in America Rally.” Students, survivors, victims, and educators impacted by mass school shootings across the country are skipping their spring breaks to instead travel to Washington, D.C. to call on the Senate to pass the federal assault weapons ban and help them survive the school day.

Here are the details:

WHEN: Friday, March 24 @ 11 am EST

WHERE: Union Square, The National Mall center panel on 9th street NW Washington, DC 20001 (map found here)


  • Rep. Maxwell Frost (FL): First Gen Z member of Congress and former March For Our Lives activist
  • Rep. Lucy McBath (GA): Mother of gun violence victim Jordan Davis and Vice Chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
  • Rep. David Cicilline (RI): Sponsor of H.R.698 (Assault Weapons Ban of 2023)
  • Jackson Mittleman: Newtown Action Alliance Student Advocate
  • Aalayah Eastmond: Parkland survivor, Team ENOUGH Student Advocate
  • Jordan Gomes: Sandy Hook survivor, Newtown Action Alliance Student Advocate
  • Sedona Verrett: Edmund Burke school shooting survivor, Survivors Demand
  • Jackie Hegarty: Sandy Hook survivor and Co-Chair of the Junior Newtown Action Alliance
  • Jawanna Hardy: Educator, Guns Down Friday
  • Kimberly Mata-Rubio: Mother of Uvalde victim Alexandria “Lexi” Rubio, Lives Robbed
  • Brett Cross: Father of Uvalde victim Uziyah “Uzi” Garcia
  • Manuel & Patricia Oliver: Parents of Parkland victim Joaquin Oliver, Change The Ref