For some participants, March for Our Lives was yet another exercise in a long fight against gun violence. In a report for the PBS NewsHour, student reporters joined the march in Washington, D.C. on March 24 to talk to student activists of color about how gun violence affects them.
‘We see gun violence and gun wars all the time’ — Why young immigrants joined the March for Our Lives
Student activist Camila Duarte talked with SRL student reporter Fernando Cienfuegos at the March For Our Lives in Washington D.C. Duarte’s interview was published on the PBS NewsHour’s website.
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Washington, D.C., and across the country on March 14, 2019, to speak out against gun violence in the wake of the Parkland shooting in February. Andre Tinoco of Northview High School and NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs spoke to people who attended the march to raise awareness about the impact gun violence has had on their communities. This story aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend.
PBS NewsHour Weekend
In a story for the Loudoun Times-Mirror, students at Dominion High School discuss producing their first story as a newly minted Student Reporting Lab – a story on young student coders in Loudoun County, Virginia. According to the Loudoun Times-Mirror, “The team of students put a lot of hard work into investigating and creating the piece throughout the year and enjoyed meeting all the people involved with the Code to the Future Program and at the PBS headquarters.”