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Apr 20

WEAC leaders, members participate in Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools

WEAC members and WEAC leaders joined with educators and community members throughout the state Friday to send the message that Enough is Enough when it comes to gun violence in schools. WEAC President Ron Martin and Secretary Treasurer Arlene Braden (top photo) donned “Enough” T-shirts and then headed to a rally at the State Capitol. WEAC Vice President Peggy Wirtz-Olsen joined the Tomahawk Education Association and community members Friday morning during a school walk-in to support safe public schools (bottom photo). Similar activities were taking place Friday throughout the state and nation. Find out more about the Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools and comment on Facebook and on Instagram.

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https://www.channel3000.com/news/madison-teachers-march-to-capitol-to-continue-students-call-for-gun-reform/732273138

Students gather at Milwaukee County Courthouse on 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting

Students from Greendale and Shorewood schools gathered Friday at the Milwaukee County Courthouse to advocate for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Lena Abukhamireh, 17, said she helped organize the walkout through Greendale High School Students for Change, which was created following the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/20/604304031/19-years-after-columbine-students-walk-out-to-stop-gun-violence?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=politics&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20180420