Lt. Governor Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom to Lead We Day California


02-25-2015

(San Jose) - California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom will address an estimated 16,000 young activists and 600 schools as the co-chairs of We Day California, in San Jose tomorrow.

We Day is the flagship event of the year-long We Act program, a blueprint to raise a generation of active global citizens in cities across the US, Canada, and the UK.

- WHO -

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Founder, President & CEO, The Representation Project

Craig and Marc Kielburger, Co-Founders, Free the Children & We Day

Joe Jonas, Colbie Callait, Marlee Matlin, Mia Farrow, and members of the Oakland Raiders, among other entertainers and motivational speakers

- WHEN -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:00am - 2:00pm

- WHERE -

SAP Center, 525 W Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95113

- WHAT -

Taking the philanthropic world by storm with events in the US, Canada and the UK throughout the 2014-2015 school year, over 200,000 young people will come together at gatherings in 14 cities to take part in this unprecedented educational initiative.

Together, We Day and We Act offer free educational resources, student-led campaigns and support materials to help turn the event's inspiration into sustained action. Participants commit to take one local and one global action and report back on their commitments in order to earn their ticket to We Day.

We Day California will be streamed live starting at 9:30 AM PST at www.weday.com and www.ktvu.com.

CONTACT: Alison.Clarke@freethechildren.com

INFO: http://www.weday.com/what-is-we-day/press/california-electronic-press-kit/

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