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We’re young activists committed to ending gun violence in our communities.

We’ve grown up in the midst of America’s gun violence crisis. In fact, we’ve been called the “school shooting generation.” Now we’re rising up and organizing in our high schools, colleges, and communities across the country to demand action to end gun violence.

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Call on your school to divest from the gun industry’s #KillerBusiness.

Gun companies have not and will not change until the havoc they’ve caused finally hits their bottom line. Find your school and add your name to the campus petition demanding your school to stop investing in the gun industry.

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Grow your leadership skills through the Summer Leadership Academy.

Join us this summer for one week (7/17/23-7/21/23) in three cities across the nation—Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami—to learn from Students Demand Action leaders on how to build and channel strong leadership skills into advocacy against gun violence.

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Request your gun violence prevention graduation honor cord.

Students Demand Action is excited to distribute orange graduation honor cords to gun violence prevention advocates and survivors of gun violence who are graduating high school or college this year. All requests must be received by May 1, 2023.

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Help your peers register to vote.

Every year, millions of Americans turn 18. You can help register your peers to vote by hosting a voter registration drive at your school.

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Wear your support for gun safety.

We are determined to fight for our lives, our dreams, and our communities. Show you're in this fight with us by wearing your support for gun safety with Students Demand Action merch.

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