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Berkley students organize trip to March for Our Lives in D.C., say shooting “could happen to us”

Mar 23, 2018

Tomorrow, people in cities around the country and around the state will be holding events to protest school shootings such as the one in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and teachers were killed. March for Our Lives gatherings will be held in Detroit, Lansing, Flint, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak, and other Michigan cities.

One group of high school students is taking its activism to Washington, D.C. Berkley High School students have been raising money to rent buses to take them to the March for Our Lives event there.

Berkley High students Chloe Halprin and Kate Wolberg, who organized the trip, joined Stateside to discuss why they wanted to go to D.C. for the march, how a recent lockdown scare soon after the Parkland shooting affected their advocacy, and how the Parkland students have inspired them.

Listen above.

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