‘Let Kids Speak’: California Students Join In Nationwide Protest Over Gun Violence
The demonstrations were held in response to the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida last month.
Capital Public Radio:
Thousands March For Gun Reform At California’s Capitol
Holding signs that read “Enough is enough” and “Leave the gun, take the cannoli,” young people led a march of thousands down Sacramento’s Capitol Mall in protest of gun violence. It was students who mostly coordinated Saturday’s rally at the Capitol, which according to an event post on Facebook more than 4,000 people had RSVP’d to attend. (Miller and Bandlamudi, 3/24)
Orange County Register:
School Districts Across Southern California Consider Safety Changes In Wake Of Florida Shooting
When a shooter killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, schools across the country beefed up security and safety measures.Santa Ana Unified, one of the state’s few school districts with its own police department, sent officers to a debriefing in Connecticut to learn from the tragedy. ...Now, in the wake of last month’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, districts are once again reviewing safety procedures and considering changes while reassuring jittery parents that their children are safe. (Puente, 3/23)