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Our Future is Marching: Local Students Call for an End to Gun Violence 

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Students at Orange Grove Middle School walk around their football field, shouting for Congress to act in the face of school shootings.
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Orange Grove Middle School
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Orange Grove Middle School
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Students who participated in "walk in" at Orange Grove Middle School kneel for moment of silence.
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The group of eight-grade girls who organized Orange Grove Middle's rally to end gun violence in schools hold up the names of people murdered last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Florida.
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Orange Grove Middle School
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Students at Pueblo Magnet High School overwhelmingly support gun regulation, and show it with walk in to their football field.
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The Pueblo Magnet High School warriors fill the bleachers for an assembly that includes speeches from student leaders and local officials about the importance of gun regulation, being politically active and creating a better future.
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Pueblo Magnet High School senior Emily Gastelum: " Today, we are not silent. Today our voices as children and students are shaking this nation. Today and forever we have power. Together we can make the future in our image, our beautiful, colorful, powerful image.”
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Pueblo Magnet High School junior Oscar Zayas, senior Hector Lopez and senior Mercedes Santiago
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Pueblo Magnet High School junior Aaron Ricardo Meza and freshman Lovieanne Lopez
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Students at BASIS Tucson North march and hold an assembly, calling on Congress to address gun violence in schools.
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Letter-writing station at BASIS North provided fact sheets with positions of local politicians on guns and information for contacting them.
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Students at BASIS North held a 17-minute vigil for the people killed in Parkland, Florida. At the beginning of each minute, students spoke about each of the victims. In front is Victoria Steele, former state lawmaker and current candidate for Arizona State Senate, who spoke at the event.
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Students at Canyon del Oro High School hold a walk-in, in solidarity with the survivors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting.
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CDO students make a solidarity banner in honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, on the one-month remembrance of the school's mass shooting that killed 17 people.
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CDO students also remember Christina-Taylor Green, murdered in 2011 during a mass shooting at Congress on Your Corner event in Tucson. She would have been the same age as many of the students marching.
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Danyelle Khmara
Students at Orange Grove Middle School walk around their football field, shouting for Congress to act in the face of school shootings.

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