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Wearing orange t-shirts and carrying signs that read “Guns are the death of us” and “Bullets don’t pay favorites,” hundreds of 7th and 8th grade students from Launch hit the streets Friday morning to raise awareness of gun violence.
Seventh and eighth graders from Launch started their walkout at 10:30 a.m. and ended in Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn, where they gave speeches and performances.
Friday, June 7th, marked the third year that more than 200 middle schoolers at Launch walked out to raise awareness of the impact of gun violence on young people in the neighborhood. Read the coverage in Bklyner.