Radio Rookies and Youth Radio Live Chat on Gun Control and School Safety

Monday, January 28, 2013

As school officials debate how to keep their campuses safe after a rash of gun violence, school lockdown drills like the one pictured above, are common. (Brett Myers/Youth Radio)

Radio Rookies and Youth Radio will hold a live chat on Thursday, January 31, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST, with students from classrooms around the country, to discuss gun control and school safety. To take part in the conversation, students will need to have internet access. Youth Radio reporter Robyn Gee will host the chat in collaboration with Radio Rookies contributors.

Additional Resources:
The University of Chicago Crime Lab
@Gundeaths project
PreventViolence Strategies and Tools for Successful Violence Prevention Campaigns
Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice
Trauma Foundation

West Coast:
The Urban Peace Movement
Youth Alive!
Shine In Peace
Promote Safe Communities

East Coast:
Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets
Resources for Families of Homicide Victims
Citizens Crime Commission of NYC
New York State Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE)
Looking Forward: Youth Perspectives on Reducing Crime in Brownsville and Beyond


Jesus Gonzalez , Activist & Community Organizer


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Comments [4]

Memi from Oakland, CA


Jan. 31 2013 01:06 PM
Denise Tejada from Oakland, CA

Looking forward to chat!

Jan. 31 2013 01:00 PM
Josh from Oakland, CA

You should read this journal article before your chat:

Jan. 29 2013 03:34 PM
Paul Allison from Bronx Academy Senior High

I'll bee looking for students to join.

Jan. 29 2013 12:41 PM

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