After Parkland…

In the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting that killed 17 people, mostly students, at a Florida high school, students for Youth Journalism International responded with heavy hearts and keen interest. Here is what they had to say:

Marching for our lives Madeline Deisen, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 25, 2018

Politicians must listen to youth, not the NRA Sean Monteith, Lewiston, Maine, USA, March 19, 2018

Many attend Iowa school walkout; some disagree Garret Reich, Glenwood, Iowa, USA, March 17, 2018

Walkout is a step toward change Madeleine Deisen, Marietta, Georgia, USA, March 14, 2018

Walkout: ‘It could have been us‘ Gauri Nema, West Windsor, New Jersey, USA, March 14, 2018

Pictures of protests: March 14 school walkout Madeleine Deisen, Christine O’Hara and Kiernan Majerus-Collins, March 14, 2018

I’m walking out, and here’s why Isabel Slippen, Croton-On-Hudson, New Y0rk, USA, March 13, 2018

Parkland killings spur change at New Jersey school Gauri Nema, West Windsor, New Jersey, USA, March 13, 2018

We were fine until the fire alarm went off Christine O’Hara, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, March 10, 2018

Gun violence is not about one nation, but human lives Amber Shakil, Lahore, Pakistan, March 8, 2018

Shootings: Florida students can lead us from apathy Garret Reich, Glenwood, Iowa, USA, March 8, 2018

Why won’t Americans put an end to mass shootings? Alyce Collett, Melbourne, Australia, March 5, 2018

Students deserve respect, not punishment, for walkout Luke Ashworth, Bristol, Connecticut, USA, March 5, 2018

Millenials take aim at guns Sean Monteith, Lewiston, Maine, USA, March 4, 2018

I want to be a teacher, but I won’t carry a gun Sydney Hallett, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Feb. 27, 2018

Arming teachers might help Selvaganeshamoorthi Balakrishnan, Singapore Feb. 25, 2018

Parkland echoes the massacre that ended UK school shootings Owen Ferguson, Doune, Scotland, UK, Feb. 23, 2018


Also see After Columbine… with Youth Journalism International stories published by The Tattoo after the April 1999 shootings at Colorado’s Columbine High School.