Parkland Survivors Meet With Chicago Students To Tackle Gun Violence ‘Beyond Gated Communities’

A group of teenagers who survived last month’s deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school are joining forces with students in Chicago to combat gun violence nationwide.

More than a dozen student activists snacked on pizza Saturday while discussing how gun violence has impacted their communities, according to a tweet Sunday from Emma González, a survivor of the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

González, who has been an outspoken proponent for stricter gun laws in the wake of last month’s shooting, tweeted that the meeting was meant to include voices often underrepresented in the national conversation on gun violence.

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