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City Visions: Will Marching Make a Difference?

Lorie Shoull

On March 26, 2018: From walking out of Bay Area classrooms to marching in Washington D.C., millions of young people are protesting gun violence. The world is watching as American students demand that their schools be safe. But how effective can they be when many aren't even old enough to vote? Will marching make a difference to politicians beholden to the NRA? Find out how teenage activists are driving the debate over gun control.


CE-LAI FONG, student activist and speaker at the San Francisco March for Our Lives rally.

LILY CONABLE, student activist and co-founder of the Bay Area Students for Gun Violence Prevention Coalition.  

MAYA SEGAL, student activist and speaker at the March for Our Lives in San Francisco.  

LOLA AMADOR, student activist and Co-Chair of the Marin County Youth Commission.

BRIAN DELAY, Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Produced by: Anne Harper and Jennifer Rewick