Meeting recap

Emma Gonzalez – Amazing activist

This month, Laurence chose an amazing young woman to focus on. Emma Gonzalez is a survivor of the Parkland shooting and has become a major activist for gun violence prevention. Laurence asked her friends to watch several videos of Emma including her powerful March For Our Lives speech.

After eating dinner and catching up with each other, the Damsels had a serious discussion about gun violence and what it means to them. They shared ideas about what they could personally do to help and why this is an important issue to them. They also talked about why Emma inspires each of them and how they wanted to honor her with action. As it turns out, we were able to join a March For Our Lives wear orange rally two weeks later. You can see the action here.

They also worked together to write and send a letter to Emma so that she could know how much she has inspired them.