High school students march against gun violence, deliver petition to local leaders

Written by admin   // June 4, 2013   // 0 Comments


Alarmed by recent violence nationwide and led by students at Riverside University High School, young people and community activists from across Milwaukee will march to City Hall this afternoon to deliver petitions calling for stricter gun laws.

Marchers gathered at Gordon Park, 2828 N. Humboldt Blvd., at 4:00 p.m. to collect signatures and set o ut for City Hall were they held a news conference with Alds. Ashanti Hamilton, Nik Kovac and Milele A. Coggs in the City Hall rotunda.

Leaders with the Riverside University High School Student Government said they organized the signature drive, and reached out to students at other schools to involve them as well. All concerned community members were welcomed to participate in the march.


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