FAVE Summit Meeting

 

 

FAVE's June Summit of its Board of Directors and Youth Council was a big success! It was held at Bellevue Hospital in conference rooms, arranged by Dr. Allen Keller, the father of FAVE YC member, Rachel Keller.

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Sarah Clements and Amy Chen from Generation Progress and Leah Gunn Barrett and Shaina Harrison from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.

 

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Leah Gunn Barrett and Shaina Harrison from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence - They spoke about the Nicholas's Bill (requiring safe storage of guns in New York homes) and reACTION, an after-school educational program for youth living in New York City communities plagued by gun violence.

 

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Amy Chen and Sarah Clements from Generation Progress - They led a brainstorming session exploring the root causes of gun violence and asked everyone to identify allies and to develop strategies to motivate Millenials.

 

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Adam Polaski from Freedom to Marry talked about how to use social media as an engine to create social change.

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