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Paste Magazine: Everytown Releases Sia-Soundtracked Gun Safety PSA Ahead of Upcoming Midterm Elections

"The video is backed by Sia’s “I’m Still Here” and features young dancers from National Dance Institute. It opens with an elementary-aged student walking into school, grabbing a balloon from a get-out-the-vote table organized by fellow students and playing with the balloon until it pops—triggering every student in the school..."

Paste Magazine: Everytown Releases Sia-Soundtracked Gun Safety PSA Ahead of Upcoming Midterm Elections 2018-10-22T20:20:20+00:00

A Plus: A Powerful Dance Video Inspired By Parkland Is Saying ‘Enough’ To Gun Violence

"In a world too often divided by words, the goal of this piece is to offer an inspiring bi-partisan message through dance that could uplift, inspire and motivate more effectively than any rhetoric," reads the press release, adding that it embodies National Dance Institute's belief in the power of the arts."

A Plus: A Powerful Dance Video Inspired By Parkland Is Saying ‘Enough’ To Gun Violence 2018-10-22T20:10:26+00:00

All Arts: National Dance Institute Moves Toward the vOTE “Enough!” Video

“There are dancers as young as seven in the piece. And these kids are amazing, and they really are leaning on dance and movement to empower them toward expression,” said Hurwitz. “And we thought it would be a really great outlet for them to contribute to this conversation.”

All Arts: National Dance Institute Moves Toward the vOTE “Enough!” Video 2018-10-23T20:11:06+00:00

Billboard: Everytown For Gun Safety ‘Enough!’ PSA Soundtracked by Sia’s Uplifting ‘I’m Still Here’

"Fear turns to joy as the students smash the balloons, raise their fists and find strength in numbers while the ominous end notes read: "an estimated 3 million American children experience gun violence every year... Gun violence is now the second leading cause of death for American children... "

Billboard: Everytown For Gun Safety ‘Enough!’ PSA Soundtracked by Sia’s Uplifting ‘I’m Still Here’ 2018-10-22T19:56:14+00:00

People Magazine: Inspired by Florida School Shooting, Dancers Create Video To Encourage Young Voters

"More than 130 children ages 7 to 17 participated in this piece, which the creators say has an uplifting message. “In a world too often divided by words, the goal of this piece is to offer an inspiring bipartisan message through dance that could uplift, inspire and motivate more effectively than any rhetoric,” the creators tell PEOPLE in a statement."

People Magazine: Inspired by Florida School Shooting, Dancers Create Video To Encourage Young Voters 2018-10-22T19:21:20+00:00

Popsugar: Young Dancers Create Music Video About Gun Violence, and It’ll Leave You Empowered

"Featuring more than 130 dancers between the ages of 7 and 17 from the National Dance Institute, it's an emotional yet elevating music video for Sia's "Enough!" — which was written after students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School attended a ballet performance to honor a fallen peer who had been a dancer."

Popsugar: Young Dancers Create Music Video About Gun Violence, and It’ll Leave You Empowered 2018-10-23T16:16:43+00:00

Huffington Post: Emotional PSA about Gun Violence Pushes Young Voters to Take Action

"Gun safety groups Everytown for Gun Safety and Students Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released a video entitled “Enough!” Monday that features kids and teens from the National Dance Institute trying to cope with the fear and frequency of mass school shootings."

Huffington Post: Emotional PSA about Gun Violence Pushes Young Voters to Take Action 2018-10-23T15:52:26+00:00

Teen Vogue: Levi’s Donated 250 Pairs of Jeans to SIA and Everytown’s “Enough” Video for Gun Safety

"To do their part, members of the fashion industry stepped up to help outfit the cast: Levi's donated 250 pieces of denim, and Everlane, State Bags, Banana Republic, Gap, Cynthia Rowley, and Rachel Antonoff, all made donations of their own."

Teen Vogue: Levi’s Donated 250 Pairs of Jeans to SIA and Everytown’s “Enough” Video for Gun Safety 2018-10-23T15:04:26+00:00