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US Parkland shooting survivors to embark on a summer tour

20:32  04 june  2018
20:32  04 june  2018 Source:   latimes.com

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The March For Our Lives organizers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland are taking their advocacy on the road this summer in two tours to register young voters and promote gun law changes.

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Hundreds of seniors in red caps and gowns at their Florida high school graduation ceremony on June 3 listened intently to speakers who told them what they could achieve. "Don't let anything stop you," one said

The Parkland Students Are Embarking on a Nationwide Summer Activism Tour . On March 24th, a group of students who survived the February 14th shooting that left 17 dead at Stoneman Douglas organized the March for Our Lives demonstration that brought hundreds of thousands of protesters to

The two-month tours announced Monday morning at the Parkland Amphitheater with about two dozen students in attendance will be called "March for Our Lives: Road to Change."

The tour will launch June 15 in Chicago.

About 20 students will be split into a Florida tour (which stops in every congressional district) and a U.S. tour that visits about 20 states. Some kids will have blackout dates and some will be on both tours.

David Hogg - a graduating senior turned gun-control activist since the Feb. 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglas that killed 17 and injured 17 more - says he wants to promote behavioral health intervention and talk with NRA supporters and gun owners about "how these issues affect them and how we can effect change."

Student activist Jaclyn Corin says their movement is a nonpartisan organization that will not endorse any candidate. Just ideas and policies and "morally just leaders."

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It’s not going to be a quiet summer off for the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. With the school year ending, many of the Parkland school shooting survivors are taking their political activism on the road. The students are embarking on a two-month, nationwide bus tour dubbed

"We're just trying to save lives here," she added.

When the Miami Herald asked for some clues to the big announcement on Sunday, Hogg directed questions to a marketing and communications firm, Precision Strategies.

A spokesperson told the Herald in an emailed statement that student leaders would "announce the next phase of their movement."

"As part of the next phase, the students will be harnessing the enormous energy and passion against gun violence displayed by the millions of people at the 800 March For Our Lives events across the country on March 24 and turning it into action," the email said.

On its website, Precision Strategies says it has "won presidential elections, defined Fortune 500 brands, shaped public opinion, and created movements from the ground up."

A spokesperson would not disclose to the Herald whether the firm is being funded.

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<p>Hundreds of seniors in red caps and gowns at their Florida high school graduation ceremony on June 3 listened intently to speakers who told them what they could achieve. "Don't let anything stop you," one said.</p>But when student Joaquin Oliver's name was read out by the principal, it was his parents Manuel Oliver and Patricia Padauy who walked onto the stage to receive his diploma.

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