Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global provider of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running faster, has announced that the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA), in partnership with the United States Park Police (USPP), will be using its Community Engagement technology to share critical safety information with the more than half a million visitors and residents planning to take part in the upcoming March for Our Lives event, the company said.
Demonstrators and visitors heading to Washington, D.C. this weekend to rally for gun control and school safety measures in the wake of recent deadly shootings are encouraged to text “MARCH24” to 888-777, which will enable them to receive free public safety and event alerts on their phones throughout the weekend. Text messages may range from information about road closures and detours, to transit updates, to real-time safety updates in the event of an emergency.
Everbridge is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations´ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running faster. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com.