Tag: activism

#LettuceParticipate: HeadCount Organizing Activism Village On Lettuce Tour ft. ACLU & WhyHunger

Lettuce, renowned for bringing new vitality to classic funk, is now breaking new ground on the social action front by taking three national non-profit organizations on the road for their Winter tour and we’re excited to be a part of organizing it all. The American Civil Liberties Union, WhyHunger and HeadCount will have tables and…

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Ariana Grande Channeling George Harrison

On Monday, June 5, 2017, Ariana Grande hosted One Love Manchester, a benefit concert supporting the families of victims that lost their lives in the Manchester bombing, raising around $3 million. Throughout the night, Grande pushed a message of oneness, togetherness, and took to social media to eloquently state that “we will not quit or…

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Interview: Peter Shapiro on Producing The Women’s March on Washington Live Stream

On January 21st an estimated 3.3 million Americans grabbed signs, started chants and attended either the Women’s March on Washington, or the satellite marches around the country. For those who couldn’t make the marches, there was a free live stream of the DC event. That live stream was filmed and produced by HeadCount Board Member,…

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Capitol Community Hits Cleveland

A HeadCount staffer joined the 10 teachers chosen as the 2014 Capitol Community Fund scholarship recipients as they hit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum in Cleveland, OH!

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10 Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

The Capitol Community Fund, a joint project between HeadCount and The Capitol Theatre, is sending 10 rockin’ teachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum – triple the number from last year!

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HeadCount’s 10th Birthday Bash

On June 4, 2014, about 800 supporters, benefactors, volunteers, and lovers of great live music celebrated HeadCount’s tenth anniversary with a benefit at the Brooklyn Bowl.

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Greenpeace Activists Sitting in a Russian Jail for Trying to Hang a Sign

Last month, 30 members of a Greenpeace activist crew were arrested by the Russian Coast Guard after trying to stage a protest against the first-ever oil drilling in the Arctic. They’ve been sitting in a Russian jail ever since.

Posted in Sustainability and Climate Change

#ReGeneration – Interview with STS9 and the Filmmakers

HeadCount blogger Jon Perri discusses the documentary ReGeneration with the film’s producers and STS9.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Trends in Music and Society

Questlove Sounds the Alarm at OWS Raid

A certain famous musician was one of the first people to call attention to the impending police raid at Zuccotti Park in New York City last night

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Artists Break Their Silence for Invisible Children

Mumford & Sons and David Archuleta were among the artists who performed for Break the Silence’s Campaign ‘25’ which featured 25 musical acts playing in 18 cities on April 25th for a common purpose

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism