Huge turnout, Emotions On High
The Blair siblings from #Oakland, CA: Oscar Blair (left), 13, is a 7th grader at Brett Hart: "I think it's stupid that they've made barely any change out of all of our efforts, and if they don't do anything we will keep fighting." #MarchForOurLives — reporting Sierra Fang-Horvath pic.twitter.com/1HuX9eGafU— youthradio (@youthradio) March 24, 2018
Marchers bring strong sign and slogan game to protest
Oakland, CA: People are gathering in Frank Ogawa Plaza and singing "This Little Light of Mine," but the words are "Make congress take action, I'm gonna let it shine.” reporting by Sierra Fang-Horvath #marchforourlives pic.twitter.com/6fuubZEWdt— youthradio (@youthradio) March 24, 2018
Marches around the country get off to an early start
Snow isn't stopping marchers in #Indianapolis. Organizers have moved the #MarchForOurLives rally inside the Statehouse, which can hold up to 6,000 people. Reporting by @SmithCaseyA #MarchForOurLivesIndy pic.twitter.com/1d7Mmwb2ww— youthradio (@youthradio) March 24, 2018
From D.C. > “Living in America shouldn’t be like living in a war zone. You should be able to go outside and go to clubs, go to school without having to fear for your life.” — Alyssa Misiewicz, 16, Cheshire High School, Connecticut #MarchForOurLives #NeverAgain pic.twitter.com/yERE4GYAz4— youthradio (@youthradio) March 24, 2018
From Florida to D.C. > Naveen Farook, sophomore at Pembroke Pines Charter High School (left), and Ruby Alam, graduate of Pembroke Pines CHS. (Pembroke is 30 mins from #Parkland) #MarchForOurLives @marcorubio pic.twitter.com/tNLZD1cjn4— youthradio (@youthradio) March 24, 2018
The Lead Up To The March For Our Lives
A student-led movement demands student-led coverage.
To track the #neveragain movement through students’ eyes, Youth Radio’s team of young coders created this interactive map, highlighting teen activism from around the country via social posts.
Check it out here.