Washington’s Teen Activists Set Sights On The Midterms
June 28, 2018
Olivia McCarren and Daniel Gelillo, two of the leaders of a series of school walkouts that took place in Maryland this spring, met at a summer politics institute run by the office of Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). While there, Gelillo learned the basics of community organizing. Two weeks after the Parkland shooting, he helped mobilize hundreds of high schoolers across Montgomery County to rally at the Capitol and demand federal action on gun control.
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