This year’s Grammy Awards chose to draw the country’s attention to the issue of domestic violence through various performances and speeches, including a spoken piece by Brooke Axtell, an Austin-based activist who fights against domestic violence and sexual assault. Watch Brooke’s message here:

 

In addition, viewers received a message from President Obama about changing our culture; to become a country where violence and sexual assault against women is no longer tolerated. Watch the President’s message and join the “It’s On Us” campaign to stop violence against women by taking the pledge at ItsOnUs.org.