PSA by Sandy Hook Promise takes home Emmy for Outstanding Commercial

A public service announcement made by Sandy Hook Promise won an Emmy over the weekend.

News 12 Staff

Sep 21, 2020, 5:22 PM

Updated 1,371 days ago

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A public service announcement made by Sandy Hook Promise won an Emmy over the weekend.
"Back-to-School Essentials" was honored with the award for Outstanding Commercial.
The PSA shows students using basic school items to survive a shooting. It urges viewers to face the reality of gun violence, and not to accept it as normal.
The commercial also encourages people to learn the warning signs of a potential attacker.
Sandy Hook Promise is a Newtown-based nonprofit that aims to end school shootings in the country.
The PSA has been viewed almost 7 million times on YouTube.


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