On Thursday October 3, 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen in partnership with USA Network, R&R Partners Foundations's Flip the Script, Cox Communications and MGM Resorts International present “#UniteLIVE: The Concert to Rock Out Bullying" in Las Vegas Nevada at the Thomas & Mack Center.
This concert will be put on for thousands of middle and high school kids in the area. Along with the musical performances, the actors who portray your favorite USA Network characters will be on hand as well including Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness), James Roday (PSYCH), Nolan Gould (Modern Family) and WWE Superstar Sheamus. To get information via social media use hashtag #UniteLIVE.
USA Network’s award-winning public service initiative Characters Unite, R&R Partners Foundation’s youth anti-bullying campaign Flip the Script, Cox Communications, and MGM Resorts created this special event in commemoration of National Bullying Prevention Month. The invitation-only event will bring together thousands of students, parents and educators to raise their voices against bullying. The attendees will include ten winners of a national sweepstakes for high school and middle school students. Concert highlights will be available following the event on CharactersUnite.com for fans across the country to join the cause and help rock out bullying.
The statistics are staggering. 20% of students in grades 9-12 experienced bullying. Learn more at StopBullying.gov. Over five million young people have been the targets of cyberbullying, you can learn more at ADL.org. Additionally four out of five LGBT teens are bullied and harassed at school. Learn more at GLSEN.org.
A pre-concert press conference with Carly Rae Jepsen and USA Network talent for members of the media will be held that afternoon. RSVP required.
- Carly Rae Jepsen, Grammy nominated, multi-platinum recording artist
- Toby Graff,USA Network - Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
- Cindy Dreibelbis, Executive Director of the R&R Partners Foundation
- Mehcad Brooks (T.K.) Star of USA Network’s "Necessary Roughness."
- James Roday, Star of USA Network’s "Psych"
- Nolan Gould, star of "Modern Family" -Now in syndication on USA Network
- Sheamus, "WWE Superstar"
#UniteLIVE Concert Thursday,October 3, 2013
- 4:30 p.m. PST: Media Check-in (RSVP required*)
- 5:00 p.m.: Press Conference Q&A, Photo Opportunities
- 7:00-8:30 p.m. PST: #UniteLIVE: The Concert to Rock Out Bullying
* RSVP required in order to obtain access for press conference
Location: Thomas & Mack Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
What do you think about USA Network's effort to reach out to the young people to spread the message of anti-bullying. Please share your thoughts below.