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Glimmer of hope : how tragedy sparked a movement

Razorbill, Dutton

Author March for Our Lives Founders (COR)
Description xiv, 218 pages
ISBN 9781984836090, 1984836099
Subject School shootings, Student movements, Gun control, Social change, School shootings, Student movements., Gun control., Social change.
Location Main Library Adult
Status Available

Summary

After the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many teenagers channeled their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. This collection of essays address the events of February 14, 2018, and continues the ongoing fight to end gun violence in the United States. -- adapted from back cover Glimmer of Hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders. Glimmer of Hope tells the story of how a group of teenagers raced to channel their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. In keeping up with their ongoing fight to end gun-violence in all communities, the student leaders of March for Our Lives have decided not to be paid as authors of the book. 100% of net proceeds from this book will be paid to March For Our Lives Action Fund. March For Our Lives Action Fund is a nonprofit 501c4 organization dedicated to furthering the work of March For Our Lives students to end gun violence across the country. The full list of contributors, in alphabetical order, are: Adam Alhanti, Dylan Baierlein, John Barnitt, Alfonso Calderon, Sarah Chadwick, Jaclyn Corin, Matt Deitsch, Ryan Deitsch, Sam Deitsch, Brendan Duff, Emma González, Chris Grady, David Hogg, Lauren Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Jammal Lemy, Charlie Mirsky, Kyrah Simon, Delaney Tarr, Bradley Thornton, Kevin Trejos, Naomi Wadler, Sofie Whitney, Daniel Williams, and Alex Wind.