To our family….survivors, victim’s families and the Southern Arizona Community, we pray for healing for you all and remember this day with the dedication of our memorial.
More than 2,000 people gathered to remember the shooting tragedy of Jan. 8, 2011 and form a human symbol called Embrace. Six people were killed and thirteen others were wounded that day as Congresswoman Giffords was holding a Congress on Your Corner for her constituents. The human Embrace represents how our community came together following the shooting and embraced all of us who were there that horrific day. We will be eternally grateful for the compassion, good will, prayers and support we received then and continues now.
Please join us for the January 8th Bell Ringing Ceremony on Friday, January 8, 2016 at Banner University Medical Center on the Front Lawn, 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ. Ceremony starts at 9:50 A.M. – Bell Ringing at 10:11 A.M.
U of A Basketball Halftime Recognition (on court) Thursday, January 14, 2016 Game starts at 7:00 PM
Press Conference to release final schematic design Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10 AM Fire Central (300 S. Fire Central, Just off Cushing Street)
The 4-month public consultation phase began in September 2015 to engage the imagination and experience of Tucsonans around the Master Plan concept for downtown Tucson’s El Presidio Park that will include a January 8th memorial. All are welcome to attend public workshops hosted by the…