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Pictures of protests: March 14 school walkout

Senior Daniel Marks, pictured here with some of the organizers of the walkout at Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia, spoke about his personal connections to Parkland. (Madeleine Deisen/YJI)

At Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia, 266 students took part in the national school walkout in protest of gun violence in schools. During the protest, many students took out their phones and called their political representatives. (Madeleine Deisen/YJI)


Many students walked out of West Potomac High School in Alexandria, Virginia this morning. (Christine O’Hara/YJI)


Students at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, took part in the national walkout against gun violence in schools. (Kiernan Majerus-Collins/YJI)



Want to read more? Here are the voices of YJI students worldwide since the Parkland, Florida mass shooting. Also, check back for more later today.

I’m walking out and here’s why, by Isabel Slippen, Croton-on-Hudson, New York, March 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arming teachers might help, By Selvaganeshamoorthi Balakrishnan, Singaporem Feb. 25, 2018

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