Awake the Nation: The United We Stand Festival at UCLA on Oct. 12th

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On Saturday October 12, 2013, Free & Equal will hold a music festival infused with intellectual dialogue and discussions to educate and empower. This movement is quickly creating media buzz and has attracted an influx of speakers, leaders, organizations, and nationally recognized musicians such as: Public Enemy, Saving Abel, Founders of the Wu-Tang Clan, and Golden State, to name a few.

On Saturday October 12, 2013, Free & Equal will hold a music festival infused with intellectual dialogue and discussions to educate and empower. This movement is quickly creating media buzz and has attracted an influx of speakers, leaders, organizations, and nationally recognized musicians such as: Public Enemy, Saving Abel, Founders of the Wu-Tang Clan, and Golden State, to name a few.

With 10,000+ people expected in attendance, this event will be one of the largest independent political festivals to ever be held at UCLA’s campus. It is the first stop and launch pad to a national 10-Stop university bus tour that will take place in 2014.

"Free & Equal Elections will host a first of its kind, peaceful, positive, and powerful solution-based movement uniting Occupy, Tea Party, Third Party, Republican, Democrat and Independent leaders across the spectrum which will result in saving our world," says Free & Equal Founder Christina Tobin. The non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization "Free and Equal," has collaborated with leaders, musicians, celebrities, journalists, organizations and "We the People," to break the stranglehold of the two-party system and reform the electoral process by empowering more young Americans to vote and run for elected office.

Last year, Founder and Chair of Free & Equal, Christina Tobin, co-moderated the largest ever, open presidential debate, with media personality Larry King. Four presidential candidates participated. As a result over 20 million people viewed the debate. It quickly received mass social media attention especially from the youth vote, and was a top ten topic trending on Twitter. Since then, Tobin has dedicated herself to raising awareness about the non-partisan organization Free & Equal, with the mission of creating open and transparent elections that give power back to the individual voter. "More Voices, More Choices."

Who: Performances by Musicians: Public Enemy, Saving Abel, Golden State, The Siren, Tatiana Moroz, 98 Degrees’ Justin Jeffre, Comedian Lee Camp, Poetry Slam Champion Adam Schmalholz, Emcee and Comedian Elizabeth Imus-Zero, violinist Lili Haydn, and founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan: Cappadonna, U-God, and Masta Killa

Speaking Appearances By: Abby Martin, Amber Lyon, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Ben Swann, Britney Logan, Bryant J. Moy, Carl Gibson, Christina Tobin, Chuck D., Cindy Sheehan, Dan Johnson, Freddy Sayegh, Gov. Gary Johnson, Jessica Cone, Dr. Jill Stein, Johnny Campbell, Josh Tolley, Judd Weiss, Justin Wedes, Kellee Maize, Kimberly & Foster Gamble, Matt McKinney, Maytha Alhassen, Michael Levitin, Peter Joseph, Sabrina Fendrick, Sean Stone and Sheriff Richard Mack

Additional celebrity appearances are still being finalized.

What: The United We Stand Festival Los Angeles

When: Saturday, October 12, 2013; 12:00pm-10:00pm

Where: UCLA Campus-Pauley Pavilion and Tennis Center

Why: To ignite a grassroots movement which will break the stranglehold of the two-party duopoly and reform our election process by empowering young Americans to vote and run for public office.

To learn more about Free & Equal, please visit http://www.freeandequal.org.

For media inquiries, event coverage opportunities, or for guest speaker, vendors, and performance opportunities, please contact PR(at)FreeAndEqual(dot)org.

UWSF Promo Video Trailer- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygEwEyLGtJ4.

Tickets available Sept. 21st online at http://www.unitedwestandfest.com for donation of $10 each.

Media Contact: Sandy Frazier
Phone: 877-300-4449
PR(at)FreeAndEqual(dot)org

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