Univision Communications Inc. and the Fusion Media Group will host the ‘RiseUp AS ONE’ concert on Saturday, October 15th with Sprint as the presenting sponsor. ‘RiseUp AS ONE’ is a celebration of music, diversity and unity that will be staged along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, California.
The event will feature a talented lineup of artists, musicians and performers.
‘RiseUp AS ONE’ will be hosted by La Banda’s Alejandra Espinoza and award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos, along with FUSION’s Nando Vila and Natasha del Toro. They will be joined by special guests including Gael García Bernal and Jonás Cuarón of “Desierto,” Mía Maestro, Wilmer Valderrama, and more.
The concert will be broadcast live coast-to-coast in Spanish on Univision Network and English on FUSION from 7:00-10:00pm, ET (4:00-7:00pm, PT). Visit the RiseUpAsOne website for more information.
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is proud that our company is part of this event:
“Sprint is proud to collaborate with Univision and Fusion to bring the RiseUp AS ONE event to life, celebrating our collective community. We are in the business of helping people connect to what matters most to them. This event showcases the very spirit of our mission to keep moving forward without borders or barriers and rising together as ONE voice / Una Voz.”
‘RiseUp AS ONE’ co-chairs come from diverse backgrounds and communities. There are many leaders and celebrities bringing this event to life, including: Kenneth Cole, Emilio & Gloria Estefan, America Ferrera, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson, Marcelo Claure Dr. Henry Jenkins, Shona Rhimes Quincy Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mía Maestro, Jonathan Olinger, Shonda Rhimes, Robert Rodriguez and many other leaders.
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lin-Manuel Miranda talked about ‘RiseUp AS ONE’: