As an educator and gun violence activist, I sincerely appreciate and am heartened by youth and teachers rallying for their right to live and thrive in a country that promises so much, but has done very little to safeguard our communal spaces and our families. Instead, we've opted for gun laws that require little to no accountability for persons to their communities. We've let politicians who are responsible for this legislation convince us time and again that they are advocat
Teens at Rowe Clark Math and Science Academy (A Noble Network Charter School), located at the edge of the Humboldt Park and Garfield Park neighborhoods, gathered in nervous excitement to participate in a video shoot for the project awareness video for the National Youth Art Movement Against Gun Violence (NYAM). None of them had ever been on camera before. Despite this fact, one guy in a turquoise hoodie and white shirt insisted that he was the next Denzel.
All of the teens