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Posts Tagged ‘walkout’

The Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel to show IfNotNow and a lack of proactive approach

Guest Column: Be Proactive, Not Reactive

What IfNotNow appears to not understand as an organization, and as individuals, is that effective problem-solving results from a proactive approach rather than a reactive one. If you’re a member of IfNotNow and you’re reading this, your jaw may have just dropped. How dare he say that? Our protests and demonstrations make a huge difference…

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Guns in school concept showing red brick old fashion schoolhouse on a stack of educational school books with guns and bullets. Gun violence

Why I Protest Gun Violence

People asked me why we walked out of school on March 14. They were bewildered when we walked out a second time on April 20. They were dumbfounded to see us standing in the pouring rain with candles after Santa Fe. Every time, my answer for them was the same: We are standing here because…

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four mailboxes with flags up indicating they have mail in them on a street by a house with a lot of greenery.

Students Create Meaningful Program

I read with interest your article “Local Walkouts” (March 22-28 edition) about area school events marking one month since the Parkland, Fla., school shooting tragedy. At Farber Hebrew Day School, our middle school and high school assembled for a beautifully meaningful 17-minute gathering in our school synagogue to commemorate the 17 student and teacher victims.…

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About 300 students gathered in the courtyard at Berkley High School during the walkout March 14 in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

Local Walkouts On March 14

It could have been them. One month after a gunman killed 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla., thousands of students here and across the country on March 14 kept this sentiment in mind and walked out of their classrooms for 17-minute demonstrations when the clock struck 10. [similar id=40708 type=all] They recited the…

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